Coconut-crusted fish fingers


Preparation info

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Ottolenghi Simple

By Yotam Ottolenghi

Published 2018

  • About

This makes a welcome change to the fish finger theme for kids, who love this alternative. The chilli flakes aren’t too hot but reduce or lose them, if they’re going to put anyone off. Thanks to Jamie Kirkaldy for giving Esme the idea to make these.


  • 500 g skinless and boneless haddock (or other firm white fish), cut into about 12 pieces, each 3 — 10cm
  • 2 tbsp


  • Place the fish in a bowl with the lime juice, coconut cream and ¼ teaspoon of salt. Mix, then leave in the fridge for about an hour, to marinate (don’t leave it for much longer than that, as the fish will start to disintegrate). Scrape off and discard as much of the cream as you