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What To Do With Leftover Fish and Chips

What To Do With Leftover Fish and Chips

“Fish and chips” is a South African staple that many families love, but what do you do with the leftovers? Throwing them away isn’t an option because you’ll just be wasting, so are there any handy tips and tricks to turn leftover fish and chips into a delicious snack or meal? Luckily for you, the answer is absolutely yes! We’ve got a few great ideas on what to do with leftover fish and chips that will make sure you don’t waste a thing and fill your family’s tummies with yumminess.

What To Do With Leftover Chips?

Leftover chips are not as versatile as leftover fish is, but there are still some great recipe ideas. The best leftover recipes are always the ones that are the quickest, simplest and most delicious. Here are some ideas;

  • Turn your leftover chips into a chip sandwich. Warm them up slightly in the oven and place them down onto a slice of fresh bread with a good layer of butter. Add in a generous spread of Hellmann’s Mayonnaise as the hero of the meal.
  • Mash up the leftover chips and mix in with one egg and a tablespoon of flour. Season to your liking and pat the mixture into round hash browns. Fry in a hot pan and serve with bacon and a fried egg.

How Long Does Leftover Fish Last?

Leftover fish should be able to keep well in the fridge for at least two days. Always make sure you seal the fish in an airtight container to prevent any bacteria from growing on it. It’s best to turn your leftover fish and chips into something delicious within a day or two though.

Can You Reheat Leftover Fish and Chips?

Some people love reheated dinner, so if that’s your thing then go right ahead. If you have an air fryer and want to know how to reheat leftover fish and chips in a jiffy, read on. Place the leftovers in the air fryer and fry for 5 mins at 180degrees. If you don’t have an air fryer, then place your fish and chips on a microwaveable dish and heat them up in the microwave for 2 – 3 minutes on high heat.

Recipes You Can Try Using Leftover Fish and Chips

Keen to know more leftover fish and chip recipes? Get ready for some mouth-watering ideas. Transform your leftover snoek into a delectable Snoek and Portabellini Mushroom Pie, that is guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser. Try another great idea for leftover snoek with these quick and easy Roasted Butternut and Snoek Fishcakes.

For something a little sunnier (and perfect for a lunch time meal) turn your leftover tuna and rice into a legendary Summer Rice Tuna Salad. Turn any leftover fish or leftover chips into something incredible with your secret ingredient, Hellmann’s Mayonnaise now.

Visit What’s For Dinner today for more mouth-watering meal inspiration.

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