Fishless Fingers

Vegetarian Fish Finger Wraps from Life Health Foods on Vimeo.

ingredientsINGREDIENTS

  • For the tofu
  • 1 block Tofu (we love Bean Supreme)
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs (we love Diamond)
  • 1/2L cooking oil for shallow frying
  • For the mushy peas
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil (we love Olivado)
  • A handful of fresh mint (we love Superb Herb)
  • For the tartare sauce
  • ½ cup Mayonnaise
  • A handful Parsley
  • ½ cup sliced gherkins
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • Salt
  • For the wraps
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce (we love Fresh Growers)
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced (we love NZ avocado)
  • ½ punnet cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 wraps (we love Giannis)

methodMETHOD

  1. Slice Tofu into 1cm fingers. Pat dry with kitchen paper if it is too wet, then thinly coat with flour. Dip in the beaten egg, then coat with bread crumbs.
  2. Shallow fry the Tofu “fish” fingers until golden and crisp in hot oil.
  3. Meanwhile, boil the peas for 3 mins, then drain, add the oil, mint, salt and lemon juice, and blitz with a hand blender until smooth. Pour into bowl and Set aside.
  4. In the same food processor, blitz together mayo, lemon juice, parsley and gherkins until smooth. Set aside.
  5. Warm the wraps in the microwave or on the stovetop. Spread with the pea purée and tartare sauce. Scatter with the lettuce, then top with onion, avo, tomato gherkins and the tofu ‘fish’ fingers. Garnish with some parsley.
  6. Roll up and eat while still hot!

SERVES: 4 / Prep time 15 mins / cooking time 10 mins

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