For whatever occasion, you can never go wrong with preparing some fish & chips, be it for lunch, dinner or simply by having some friends around who are visiting, being able to whip up this classic meal is not only convenient but healthy, too! In this topic, we are going to discuss various air fried fish recipes that you can replicate and cook in the comforts of your own home, hassle-free!
For the first recipe. We are going to focus on a demographic that fish is a common ingredient in the diets for: weight watchers!
If you are not aware. Fish is not only nutritious because of its low-fat content, it also has Omega 3, which is good for the heart.
Air Fryer Fish Recipes – Weight Watchers Edition
Delicious and healthy, tilapia fillets that are scattered and poured with mayonnaise with herbs and spices, sprinkled with potato flakes and air-fried until externally crispy and perfectly moist and flaky in the middle.
For ingredients, kindly prepare the following:
- Tilapia fillets – uncooked, one and a half pounds, about four to six-ounce fillets
- Light mayonnaise – a quarter of a cup
- Parsley – freshly chopped, one tablespoon
- Dill – chopped, one tablespoon
- Salt – table, iodized and seasoned, a quarter of a teaspoon
- Garlic powder – half a teaspoon
- Cooking spray – five sprays
- Black pepper –one-fourth’s worth of a teaspoon
- Potato flakes – dry, three quarters of a cup
Steps on how to cook Air Fryer Potato-crusted Fish Fillets
Fuse pepper, dill, salt, parsley, mayonnaise and garlic powder.
Ensure that the Tilapia fillets are dry. You can dry them out by patting them with paper towels.
Get a pie pan or rimmed plate and pour the potato flakes into it.
Prepare your air fryer and preheat it to around four hundred degrees Fahrenheit. Get the two fillets and spread them across the fryer evenly, and with a tablespoon of mayonnaise on each fillet. Next thing to do is to dig the fish fillets in the potato flakes. Ensuring that the fillets are embedded snugly, with proper application.
With the cooking spray in hand, spritz some of it in the air fryer. Next, sort the fillets properly and side-by-side in the air fryer and follow it up by spritzing some more cooking spray towards the fish fillets.
Turn the air fryer up and as it starts to cook the fish fillets. Do not stop until the coating is crunchy and the fish is firmly and properly cooked through, which should take about approximately ten minutes. Take the fillets away from the air fryer place them aside. Do the process again with the rest of the fillets, potato flakes and mayonnaise mixtures.
When all is cooked, place the end products onto a plate and serve.
How To Cook Frozen Fish Sticks In Air Fryer – All Done In Seven Easy Steps!
You woke up at around two in the morning, your stomach grumbling due to hunger. You thought you could skip dinner the night prior as you had way too much to eat at lunch and you just wanted to lay in bed early in the night.
Guess what? You are up, hungry and you want something to fill your gut. Sleeping on an empty stomach isn’t going to be easy and you just want to get it over with.
You open the fridge and what do you find? A box if fish sticks.
“Terrific. I knew I should have gone through the grocers last Sunday” you mumble to yourself.
But what if there was a way to prepare fish sticks, eat it warm and crispy without having to make a monumental mess. Wherein you’d have to clean it up in the morning?
Well, here’s how you can cook frozen fish sticks using your dusty old air fryer that your mom included to pack in your boxes when you moved out six months ago, and some cooking oil, too!
First and foremost, you are going to have to wake yourself up and clean the air fryer. You would not want to snack on fish sticks and cobwebs now, do you?
Use a clean rag to wipe off any dust, cobweb, spider, cockroach or any foreign thing in the air fryer.
Once the dirty old air fryer has become a clean old air fryer. You are going to have to preheat that bad boy to around four hundred degrees Fahrenheit for around five minutes or so.
If your air fryer is non-stick, you can put the fish sticks in, no problem. But if you aren’t sure. You can spritz some cooking oil on the surface so the fish sticks don’t get stuck into the air fryer.
It’s now time to toss in the fish sticks! It is not recommended that you put the fish sticks on top of each other. But rather have them all situated side by side occupying only one layer. If you want them to cook fast and properly, this is how you do it.
If you still have more that you want to cook, set them aside for another batch or so.
Close the air fryer and let it fry for around ten minutes.
On the 5th minute, you have to flip those fish sticks to make sure that all sides are evenly cooked.
If you’re feeling a bit picky. You can hold them on to cook for another minute or two so they can be crispier.
If you wish, you can scatter some salt, pepper, spices, cayenne or even some herbs. If you want to add some pizzazz and flavour into your fish sticks.
Air fried fish when done right will let you enjoy some fish in the most convenient way possible. Although the odour of having fish air fried isn’t that delightful for some people, it is best that you do so properly and responsibly, because as everyone knows, fish sticks. Rather, its scent sticks and lingers way longer than what’s tolerable.