Low Fat Fish and Chips

Low Fat Fish and Chips

Enjoy classic Fish and Chips guilt-free with this lower fat recipe. With the use of an air fryer, you can make delicious, crispy chips and fish batter with virtually no oil! Serves 4.


  • 4 medium potatoes
  • light cooking spray
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons low sodium salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup whole-wheat panko
  • 4 skinless fillets of firm white fish (e.g. cod)
  • malt vinegar



  1. Preheat the air fryer at 200ºC. Slice the potatoes into thin chips leaving the skin on
  2. Spray the chips with a little light cooking spray, season with 1/4 teaspoon of salt and toss to coat
  3. Add to the air fryer and cook for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes remove the frying basket, shake the chips and return to the air fryer. Cook for another 10 minutes
  4. While the chips cook, stir together flour and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt in a mixing bowl. Lightly whisk together eggs and water in a second bowl. Stir together panko and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt in a third bowl
  5. When the chips are cooked, remove from the air fryer basket and cover to keep warm
  6. Dredge each fish fillet in flour mixture, shaking off excess. Dip in egg mixture, allowing any excess to drip off. Dredge in panko mixture, pressing to adhere
  7. Spray fish on both sides with a little cooking spray. Place in a single layer in the air fryer and cook at 200°C until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Turn fish over halfway through cooking
  8. Sprinkle with malt vinegar to serve. You could also serve the chips in serving baskets for that gastro pub look