Losing weight doesn’t mean giving up your favorite dishes. With some clever substitutions and cooking techniques, you can enjoy flavorful meals that are both nutritious and satisfying. One excellent example is this healthy fish and chips recipe. It swaps traditional ingredients for healthier alternatives without compromising on taste. This dish features protein-rich cod and high-fiber jicama, making it a perfect meal for those on a low-carb diet. Let’s get cooking!

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Healthy Fish and Chips

Learn how to make crispy cod fillets and fiber-rich jicama fries using an air fryer!
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 424kcal

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Bowls Three for different coating stages
  • Whisk
  • Cutting Board and Knife

Ingredients

  • ½ cup almond flour
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 Large egg
  • ½ cup crushed pork rinds
  • 1 pound cod fillet cut into strips
  • Cooking oil spray
  • Tartar sauce for serving

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, mix the almond flour with spices
  • Place the egg in another bowl and whisk lightly
  • Place the pork rinds in a third bowl.
  • Pat the fish dry using a paper towel.
  • First dredge the fish strips in the almond flour mixture, then the egg and finally the pork rind crumbs, pressing the crumbs onto the fish flesh so they stick.
  • Place in air fryer basket and spray lightly with oil.
  • Air fry at 400°F, turning halfway through until crispy golden brown, about 11 minutes.
  • Serve with jicama fries and tartar sauce or ketchup.

Video

@watchlolita Easy Healthy Dinner: Low Carb Fish & Chips in the Air Fryer INGREDIENTS * ½ cup almond flour * 2 teaspoons smoked paprika * ½ teaspoon garlic powder * 1/2 teaspoon onion powder * ½ teaspoon salt * ¼ teaspoon black pepper * 1 Large egg  * ½ cup crushed pork rinds * 1 pound cod fillet cut into strips * Cooking oil spray * Tartar sauce for serving INSTRUCTIONS * In a small bowl, mix the almond flour with spices * Place the egg in another bowl and whisk lightly * Place the pork rinds in a third bowl. * Pat the fish dry using a paper towel. * First dredge the fish strips in the almond flour mixture, then the egg and finally the pork rind crumbs, pressing the crumbs onto the fish flesh so they stick. * Place in air fryer basket and spray lightly with oil. * Air fry at 400°F, turning halfway through until crispy golden brown, about 11 minutes. * Serve with jicama fries and tartar sauce or ketchup. Jicama Fries: @watchlolita #dinnerideas #easyhealthyrecipes #easyhealthymeals #airfryertiktok #fishandchips #healthyfishandchips #airfryerrecipe #jicama #highfiber #highproteinrecipes #cod ♬ original sound – Lolita 🦋 50+ Wellness

Notes

Serve the crispy fish and jicama fries hot. You can pair this dish with a low-carb tartar sauce or a squeeze of fresh lemon juice for an extra zing. This meal is not only satisfying but also keeps you within your dietary goals.

Nutrition

Calories: 424kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 186mg | Sodium: 866mg | Potassium: 1030mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1199IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 3mg

This healthy fish and chips recipe is a testament to how traditional dishes can be transformed into healthier versions without losing their heartiness or flavor. By choosing high-protein, high-fiber, and low-carb ingredients, you create meals that support your health and weight loss goals while still being deliciously satisfying. Enjoy your homemade, nutritious version of this classic dish!

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