Crunchy Fish Sticks comes from Kids’ Meals and Snacks by Emma Donnelly where recipes were chosen by children and tested by a panel of young “experts". So they're sure to be a winner at your house!
3 medium potatoes, chopped
15oz (42 g) canned tuna, drained and flaked
1 egg, lightly beaten
6oz (150g/3 cups) breadcrumbs, made from stale bread
Vegetable oil, for shallow frying
Boil or steam the potatoes until tender. Place in a bowl and mash until smooth. Add the tuna and egg and mix well to combine.
Arrange the breadcrumbs on a plate.
Take 2 Tbs of mixture, shape into a thick finger and press into the breadcrumbs to coat. Repeat with the remaining mixture.
Heat ½ in (1 cm) oil in a frying pan over a medium heat until hot, add the fish sticks and cook for 3–4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through and golden. Drain on absorbent paper, cool slightly and serve.
Extracted with permission from Kids’ Meals & Snacks by Emma Donnelly, published by New Holland, $24.99.