Home > Dinner > Baked Fish and Chips Baked Fish and Chips August 1, 2016 | 33 Comments SAVE TO RECIPE BOX Jump to Recipe This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy. Say hello to a healthier version of the beloved classic fried fish and chips: Baked Fish and Chips! This recipe takes traditional comfort food to the next level by baking everything to crispy perfection, right on one sheet pan. No more deep frying and excess oil! The oven-baked crispy potato wedges paired with juicy and flaky breaded cod are guaranteed to leave everyone asking for seconds. Serve with lemon wedges, tartar sauce, and freshly grated Parmesan cheese for an extra burst of flavor. Baked Fish And Chips Without Sacrificing Flavor! Baked Fish and Chips is not only delicious but also a more nutritious alternative to traditional fried fish and chips. What makes this recipe so great? We bake everything in the oven, rather than deep-frying; that reduces the amount of oil and fat used. Additionally, seasonings like paprika, onion, garlic, and thyme deliver loads of flavor without having to rely on less-healthful ingredients. Another reason why this recipe is so much fun to make is that it can all be baked on one sheet pan. This not only saves time in the kitchen but also makes for easy cleanup. The sheet pan serves as a vessel to cook both the potatoes and the fish simultaneously, giving you a complete meal without loads of dishes. But the best part of this recipe is not just the ease of clean-up or its health benefits. It’s the flavor! The fish is cooked to juicy perfection, with a crunchy, flavorful coating. The potato wedges are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, with a deep savory flavor. The combination of the two is simply irresistible, especially when paired with a dollop of tangy tartar sauce. This Baked Fish and Chips recipe is a hit with kids and adults alike! My own children loved it and I have a feeling yours will too. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed! Tools Needed For Baked Fish and Chips 15×21-inch extra-large sheet pan. To fit both the wedges and fish one sheet pan, you’ll need a 15×21 inch sheet pan. Otherwise, you may need to use two smaller pans. The more space the wedges and fish have (and the less crowded they are) the better they roast in the oven. Timing will be off if the sheet pan is overcrowded. Spatula. To quickly flip the wedges and serve up the fish, I love using this metal spatula. Cooking spray. Once all the fish is battered and breaded, spray them with cooking spray. This promotes crisp, even browning in the oven and results in seriously crispy, crunchy fish sticks! We typically use olive oil cooking spray which can be found near the different types of oils in the grocery store. What To Serve With Baked Fish And Chips Baked Fish and Chips make a complete meal in itself, but to make it even more special, serve it with some delicious sides. Here are a few suggestions: Tartar sauce: You can find it in the condiments section of the grocery store, or make your own with this super-easy homemade recipe. Seriously, five minutes and you’re done! Coleslaw: It’s a classic side dish that adds a crunchy and tangy flavor to the meal. Roasted vegetables: Add some colorful and nutritious vegetables to the meal by roasting some asparagus, bell peppers, broccoli, or zucchini. Salad: A green garden salad with a light vinaigrette dressing adds a fresh and crisp flavor to the meal. Baked Fish And Chips Toppings When it comes to serving this Baked Fish and Chips, Tartar Sauce is a must, in my opinion. The combination of juicy fish sticks and tangy tartar sauce is simply irresistible. You can use our recipe and fix it ahead of time, since the flavor only intensifies and improves with time. And if you happen to have any leftovers, it makes for a delicious veggie dip or even a flavor booster for your tuna patties. We also love serving lemon wedges on the side to squeeze over the fish. When it comes to the potato wedges, we like to use a microplane to freshly grate some Parmesan cheese on top of them right out of the oven. This adds an extra touch of flavor and richness. Serve with ketchup and/or fry sauce on the side for dipping, and your meal is complete! Fish and Chips Tips Here are some tips to help you make the best Baked Fish and Chips: Cut the potatoes into wedges of uniform size so that they cook evenly. Fully dry the potatoes before coating them in oil and seasonings. Make sure the fish is completely dry before coating it, as this will help the coating stick better and result in a crispier texture. Keep an eye on the cooking time. Cooking times may vary depending on the size and thickness of your fish and chips. QUICK TIP What Is panko? Panko is a type of breadcrumb used in many Asian cuisines, especially Japanese. It’s different from traditional breadcrumbs in that the bread is processed differently, resulting in a coarser, lighter texture. This unique texture makes panko an excellent choice for coating foods for frying or baking because it creates a crispy, crunchy coating. Panko breadcrumbs can be found in most grocery stores typically near regular breadcrumbs. QUICK TIP Recipe Timing The timing for this Baked Fish and Chips recipe varies, depending on several factors: the size of the sheet pan, the size of the potato wedges, and the size of the fish pieces. I recommend using an extra-large sheet pan to ensure proper roasting. If one isn’t available, use two separate pans; crowding the ingredients leads to slower and uneven roasting. If you think the fish or potatoes might be under- or over-cooked, use two separate pans to ensure both ingredients are cooked evenly and timely. More Seafood Dinners: Honey Garlic Shrimp with an easy stir-fry sauce Fish Stick Tacos with a quick sauce Fish Tacos with blackened fish Shrimp Fajitas made on one sheet pan Tuna Pasta cheesy pasta with tuna FOLLOW ALONG! Subscribe to my newsletter and follow along on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram for the latest updates, recipes and content. Baked Fish and Chips 5 from 16 votes - Review this recipe Say hello to a healthier version of the beloved classic fried fish and chips: Baked Fish and Chips! This recipe takes traditional comfort food to the next level by baking everything to crispy perfection, right on ONE sheet with no more deep frying and excess oil! The oven-baked crispy potato wedges paired with juicy and flaky breaded cod and guaranteed to leave everyone asking for seconds. Serve with lemon wedges, tartar sauce and freshly grated Parmesan cheese for an extra burst of flavor. SAVE TO RECIPE BOX Print Recipe Baked Fish and Chips 5 from 16 votes - Review this recipe SAVE TO RECIPE BOX Print Recipe Say hello to a healthier version of the beloved classic fried fish and chips: Baked Fish and Chips! This recipe takes traditional comfort food to the next level by baking everything to crispy perfection, right on ONE sheet with no more deep frying and excess oil! The oven-baked crispy potato wedges paired with juicy and flaky breaded cod and guaranteed to leave everyone asking for seconds. Serve with lemon wedges, tartar sauce and freshly grated Parmesan cheese for an extra burst of flavor. Course Dinner, Main Course Cuisine American, Healthy Keyword Baked Fish and Chips Prep Time 30 minutes minutes Cook Time 45 minutes minutes Total Time 1 hour hour 15 minutes minutes Servings 3 -4 servings Chelsea Lords Calories 711kcal Author Chelsea Lords Cost $14.13 Equipment1 Extra-large (15x21-inch) sheet pan OR 2 smaller (18x13-inch) sheet pans. (Note 1)Cooking Spray IngredientsChips▢ 2 lbs. russet potatoes (try to get 4, 1/2-pound potatoes)▢ 3 tablespoons olive oil▢ 2 teaspoons each: paprika, onion, and garlic powder▢ Fine sea salt & pepperFish▢ 10 ounces cod (Note 2)▢ 1 cup panko breadcrumbs▢ ¼ teaspoon dried thyme▢ 1 teaspoon minced garlic▢ 2 tablespoons olive oil▢ ⅓ cup white flour▢ 1 large egg▢ 1 tablespoon each: Dijon mustard and mayonnaise▢ Serve with: lemon wedges and tartar sauce (a must!) plus ketchup and/or fry sauce (for the fries!) (Note 3)▢ Optional: freshly grated Parmesan cheeseUS - Metric USMetric InstructionsPREP: Preheat the oven to 425°F. Peel, wash, and dry the potatoes. Cut the potatoes in half lengthwise. Then cut each half into 4 wedges to get 8 wedges per potato. (If you're using smaller potatoes, cut into 6 wedges). Set out an extra-large (15x21-inches) or 2 smaller (18x13-inches) sheet pans (See Note 1) and grease with non-stick cooking spray. POTATOES: Add cut potato wedges to a large bowl. Drizzle with 3 tbsp oil and add all the seasonings; seasoning to taste with salt & pepper. (I add 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper.) Toss well (use your hands!) until potatoes are nicely and evenly coated. BAKE POTATOES: Dump potatoes onto prepared sheet pan. Spread out on the tray so they've got plenty of space. Place cut sides down to touch the tray. Bake for 15 minutes, then remove, flip potatoes around, and bake for 10 more minutes. If using one sheet pan: remove the wedges from the oven and separate them to either side of the pan so there is a section in the center (we'll place the fish here). Wipe down the center of the pan with a paper towel. FISH BREADING: Meanwhile, prepare the fish. Start with the breading mixture. Add 2 tbsp oil to a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, and sauté for 15 seconds. Then add panko, dried thyme, and ¼ tsp salt. Stir until the panko is golden brown, about 4-6 minutes. Remove from the heat and immediately dump into a large shallow bowl. FISH COATING MIXTURES: Put flour in a bowl. Place the egg, Dijon mustard, mayo, plus salt & pepper (I add 1/4 tsp each) in a separate bowl. Briskly whisk the egg and mustard until well combined.PREP FISH: Pat cod dry with paper towel. Cut the cod into equal-sized strips (1/2-inch by 4-1/2 inches). COAT FISH: Gently dredge each piece of fish in flour. Be generous-- you should use up most of the flour. Then dredge each piece in the mustard/ egg mixture. Finally, dredge each piece in the toasted panko, using your hands to gently press the crumbs to adhere. (All 3 of the mixtures should pretty much be all used up.) BAKE FISH: Add coated fish to the center of the pan (or a second pan, if using smaller pans) with the potato wedges and generously spray with cooking spray. Bake for another 8-13 minutes or until fish is opaque and flakes easily and potatoes are crisp-tender. (If potatoes aren't quite done, but the fish is, remove fish and bake potatoes an extra 5 minutes or so.) While the fish is baking, make the tartar sauce (See Note 3)! ENJOY: Remove from the oven and use a microplane to grate some Parmesan cheese on top of the fries if desired. Divide fish and chips evenly on plates. Serve with tartar sauce and lots of fresh lemon. Enjoy! Video Recipe NotesNote 1: Sheet pan: The timing of this recipe has been tested in a sheet pan measuring 15×21 inches. Baking time is it a lot longer on a smaller pan, since ingredients that are too crowded take longer to roast. If you don't have an extra-large sheet pan available, to ensure optimal results, use two separate sheet pans-- one for the potatoes and one for the fish. If you're using two smaller pans, place them on the same rack in the oven for even cooking. Note 2: Cod: For the best results, we recommend using cod in this recipe. If using frozen fish, make sure it is fully thawed by following the package directions, and be sure to thoroughly dry the pieces using a paper towel before using them in the recipe. Note 3: Tartar sauce: When it comes to serving this Baked Fish and Chips, tartar sauce is a must in my opinion. You can prepare the sauce ahead of time (the flavor only intensifies and improves with time). Here's our favorite homemade tartar sauce (dill can be left out for a quicker prep time). Nutrition FactsServing: 1serving | Calories: 711kcal | Carbohydrates: 80g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 19g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 268mg | Potassium: 1734mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 137IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 5mg We do our best to provide accurate nutritional analysis for our recipes. 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