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Fish & Chips With A Healthy Fish Batter

Crispy and delicious all time favourite to satisfy your cravings.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Healthy
Keyword healthy fish batter
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 547 kcal


Fish & Chips

  • 1 large Yukon gold potato
  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil divided (use avocado, ghee, butter or olive)
  • 6 pieces fish white fish such as haddock or cod
  • 2 1/4 cup Steam Whistle or other lager
  • 2 cups spelt flour or gluten-free flour blend some extra aside
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • salt & pepper to taste

Fry Seasoning:

  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp dried dill
  • 1/2 Tbsp paprika
  • 1/2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Dijon Caper Tartar Sauce:

  • 1 cup mayonnaise or full-fat greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 to 3 tbsp dill pickle or dill pickle relish finely chopped. **See where to buy below.
  • 2 tsp capers chopped
  • 2 tsp grain Dijon mustard
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Cut the potato into thin slices, place in a large bowl with water and set aside. You can do this and leave overnight, the longer they are in water, the better.
  2. Preheat oven to 420F.
  3. Mix the fry seasoning and set aside
  4. Whisk together the spelt flour, beer, garlic, chili, paprika, salt and pepper, thoroughly.
  5. Drain and dry the fries, toss in 2 Tbsp of oil, and the fry seasoning. Line on a parchment lined baking tray (do not overcrowd or they won’t cook properly) and place in the oven for 25-30 minutes).
  6. Meanwhile, heat apx. 2 Tbsp of oil on skillet over medium.
  7. Dry the fish filets, and dredge in flour and then dredge in the batter.
  8. Place fish filets on the hot skillet and cook 3-4 minutes each side.
  9. When cooked, remove from heat and place on a paper towel to soak up excess oil.
  10. 10. Mix together the tartar sauce ingredients.

Recipe Notes

*The fish takes a while to cook because you should do them in batches of 2. In order to keep them warm and crispy, keep in microwave, or place them in the oven for a few minutes before serving.

**Classic Mayonnaise With Olive Oil. Buy here.

***Sweet Relish. Buy here.