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Frying Fish Fingers

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DiamondDoris Mon 08-Aug-16 11:28:58

Can you pan fry frozen fish fingers? My oven is broken. I think I used to 20 years ago or so.

IcedVanillaLatte Mon 08-Aug-16 11:30:15

I saw a 70s Birdseye's advert on YouTube once where they did this, so I guess yes.

They were all glisteny. Blech.

DiamondDoris Mon 08-Aug-16 11:36:30

Thanks. Yes, I think my DM used to fry them for us in the 70s. I'll wipe the grease off grin

AtleastitsnotMonday Mon 08-Aug-16 13:29:20

Is your grill working? I alway do mine under the grill.

peaceloveandtwirlywoos Mon 08-Aug-16 13:32:12

I think I would defrost them first, unless you're deep frying.

NuggetofPurestGreen Mon 08-Aug-16 13:33:36

Yep, pan fry, deep fry, oven or grill!

zippey Mon 08-Aug-16 13:34:00

Don't defrost fish fingers!

Yes you can shallow or deep fry them

BaronessBomburst Mon 08-Aug-16 13:35:53

Smidgin of oil in a non-stick pan and fry gently over a very low heat to defrost them. Turn the heat up to crisp them up at the end.

PurplePidjin Mon 08-Aug-16 13:37:04

I do, it's quicker when doing toddler sized portions! You need very little oil, medium heat and a lid to keep the heat in and cook them right through

peaceloveandtwirlywoos Mon 08-Aug-16 13:38:09

Ooh you can pan fry from frozen? Very interesting!

insancerre Mon 08-Aug-16 13:40:57

Yes
Don't defrost them!
They will be mush

Bambooshoots14 Mon 08-Aug-16 13:52:11

I do them in the toaster, and potato waffles. Yum

IcedVanillaLatte Mon 08-Aug-16 13:53:25

OMG fish fingers in the toaster?! This could revolutionise lives.

peaceloveandtwirlywoos Mon 08-Aug-16 18:19:32

What setting on the toaster? How long? I need more details!

Bambooshoots14 Mon 08-Aug-16 21:29:13

I just put them down 2 times ish, same for waffles. try 2 times and if not cooked put down another time 🐷

peaceloveandtwirlywoos Mon 08-Aug-16 22:07:46

But doesn't toaster + water (frozen = water) = death, surely?

IcedVanillaLatte Mon 08-Aug-16 23:50:01

Death by fish finger. Can't think of a better way to go.

The coroner's report would be hilarious.

RainIsAGoodThing Tue 09-Aug-16 00:00:46

Mil does.

It is not good.

Bumpinthenight Tue 09-Aug-16 08:49:07

You can microwave them too. The breadcrumbs don't go crispy but they still taste lush!

IcedVanillaLatte Tue 09-Aug-16 08:50:35

The breadcrumbs don't go crispy

I can't imagine anything sadder than a soggy fish finger sad

Anyway, we need an update from OP! What happened in the end? I wait with bated breath.

Bambooshoots14 Tue 09-Aug-16 10:22:04

Never had any death by fish finger toaster problems grin

NarcyCow Tue 09-Aug-16 10:42:46

I dry fry them on a non-stick pan, with a lid over them to speed it up and then off to let them crisp. Only takes a few minutes and no glisteny grease.

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