Ingredients (serves 4)
1/2 cup plain flour
2 1/2 cups fresh white breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon lemon pepper (see note)
700g whiting fillets (see note), bones and skin removed
2 tablespoons olive oil
40g butter, chopped
4 hot dog buns, split, toasted
80g baby rocket
1/2 cup tartare sauce
oven-baked chips and lemon wedges, to serve
Preheat oven to 150°C. Place flour on a plate. Lightly beat eggs in a shallow bowl. Combine breadcrumbs and lemon pepper on a plate.
Coat fish, 1 fillet at a time, in flour. Dip into egg, followed by breadcrumb mixture, gently pressing crumbs on with your fingertips. Transfer to a large plate.
Heat oil and butter in a large, non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook fish, in batches, for 2 minutes each side or until cooked through. Transfer to a baking tray. Keep warm.
Top hot dog bun bases with rocket, fish fillets, tartare sauce and bun tops. Serve with chips and lemon wedges.
You can find lemon pepper in the spice aisle of your supermarket. You could replace the whiting with any firm white fish, such as ling.
Ingredients (serves 10)
12 small white par-baked bread rolls, halved
2 x 50g sachets tomato and herb pizza sauce
1 cup reduced-fat pizza cheese
225g can pineapple pieces in natural juice, drained, chopped
2 sticks cabanossi, sliced
1 small green capsicum, finely chopped
Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Spread cut side of each roll with pizza sauce. Place on prepared trays.
Sprinkle rolls with 1/3 cup cheese. Top with pineapple, cabanossi and capsicum. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden. Serve.
Kids will go ‘flat out’ making these fantastic quick and easy chicken pancakes.
3/4 cup plain flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
Olive oil cooking spray
1/2 cup tomato passata sauce
1/3 cup grated tasty cheese
170g button mushrooms, quartered
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 green onion, sliced
2 cups chopped cooked chicken
1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
1 cup (200g) fresh ricotta cheese, crumbled
Process flour, salt, milk and eggs until smooth. Cover. Set aside for 20 minutes.
Spray an 18cm (base) non-stick frying pan with oil. Heat over medium heat. Pour 1/4 cup batter into pan. Swirl to cover base. Cook for 2 minutes or until light golden. Turn. Cook for 30 seconds. Transfer to a plate. Cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining mixture to make 8 pancakes.
Make filling Melt butter in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, garlic and onion. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Transfer to a bowl. Cool for 10 minutes. Stir in chicken, parsley and ricotta.
Preheat oven to 200°C/ 180°C fan-forced. Place 1 pancake on a plate. Top with 1/4 cup filling. Roll up to enclose. Place in a greased 8cm-deep, 20cm x 30cm ovenproof dish. Repeat with remaining pancakes and filling. Top with passata and cheese. Cover dish with foil. Bake for 20 minutes or until heated through. Remove foil. Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese is golden. Serve.
To freeze: Cover dish (omit cheese) with plastic wrap then foil. Freeze for up to 2 months.
To thaw: Thaw in fridge.
To reheat: Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan-forced. Top with cheese. Bake for 15 minutes or until heated through.