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What kind of fish do you eat?


trying hard to improve my diet cant face salads have given up on crisps soft drinks choc cakes ect drinking only water and tea
petebfrance 9 3.0k France
4 Feb 2021 8:05PM
Haddock (makes the best fish in batter - well, in my opinion), cod (I buy frozen filets and fry them with a 'small amount' of butter Smile - very healthy), sardines (tinned). Dover sole when I can get it, and I'd like some plaice but can't find it 'any place' here. Occasionally lemon sole, but it's a bit sad really (again in my opinion). Not a great fish-eater because SWMBO is allergic to it so it's a kind of indulgence and means too much messing about in the kitchen. Most fish is quite good in batter Grin
Tinned sardines, though; wasn't Elvis Presley supposed to have grown 'a bit overweight' from eating fried sardine sandwiches? I think they are made with peanut butter and then fried in butter.
Yes, fish is the healthy option. Take cod-liver oil capsules insteadWink
SlowSong Plus
12 9.6k 30 England
4 Feb 2021 8:09PM
Yes. I second Pete. I just love haddock whether sauted in butter, fried in batter or in fish pie. A most tasty fish with a lovely texture.
cats_123 Plus
17 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
4 Feb 2021 8:53PM
Sea Bream (Sea bass a close second) in a light breadcrumb coating fried in olive oil and butter..😋😋
banehawi Plus
16 2.4k 4229 Canada
4 Feb 2021 8:55PM
Dead only. Over here, the very best fish in batter is Halibut, - very tasty, - way more taste than Haddock. A lot of Salmon and Trout too.
JackAllTog Plus
12 6.2k 58 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2021 9:35PM
Hi Ian,

Tinned Tuna, quick easy and quite filling and not too expensive - the oil it flavours the salad and I love fresh ground black pepper.

Improved diets - always going to be a life time challenge What works for me is porridge ( microwaved with water, you get used to it) for breakfast; Lunch and Evening meal - Small 22cm dinner/side plates, getting portion size down is quite a challenge but smaller plate help a treat. Avoiding carb binges works for me, and having a non alcoholic drink after a meal helps stop me wolfing down more than i need.

Fruit, Banannas etc keep you going between meals, or rice cakes, coleslaw on crackers.

Oldy enough core exercises also seem to help, cross trainer/situps etc anything that tones the midrift area make me more conscious of what i eat. If only i could keep up all these good intensions Wink

The other fish is tinned sardines/pilchards etc - again flavoursome fish to mix with salads.

Good luck with your best intensions, but the odd blow out is a necessary enjoyment to remind you to be good for the rest of the week.



Jestertheclown 12 8.4k 253 England
4 Feb 2021 9:48PM
Weekends usually mean at least one Prawn Vindaloo with piles of all the usual stuff.

Since I gave up working for a living, I've put on a stone and a half.

And I couldn't care less . . . !
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.7k 2397 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2021 10:04PM
Love fish, there's so much variety. I do a mean salmon risotto with asparagus, garden peas, garlic, white wine and loads of lemon. Sea bass, king prawns in chilli sauce with pasta, smoked haddock pie, and Willie is reminding me that we haven't had halibut in ages.
Oh and home-made fishcakes...
Dave_Canon 14 2.0k United Kingdom
4 Feb 2021 10:10PM
I have not had battered fish (cod or haddock) since last February. My wife will not eat Fish & Chips so I tend to choose them when visiting a pub for lunch with my mates after playing tennis. Because of COVID this has not been possible. Occasionally, I would call in a local F&S shop but again COVID makes that difficult.

However, I am fed seafood regularly including Salmon, Cod, Prawns, Lobster, Scallops, Cockles and Tuna Fish.

Dave
4 Feb 2021 10:43PM
Don't get to eat much fish in house as the wife has a severe allergy to fish & seafood, although she loves fish it nearly killed her onceSad


Steve
DaveRyder Plus
7 5.3k 9 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2021 7:25AM
I'm now very envious - I love Salmon and Sea Bass.
But after gale bladder removal I have an intolerance to fish SadSad
Chrism8 14 977 28 England
5 Feb 2021 7:34AM
Any type of white fish at least twice a week as well as swordfish steaks and squid etc, although cant stand any type of shellfish, tuna or salmon.
mark2uk 15 1.0k 8 England
5 Feb 2021 8:00AM
We eat seafood most of the time. Love it
Havent found any sea food I dont like. The youngest even loves a bit of grilled octopus.
Swordfish, Sea bream, Scallops are my favourites but even a lovely portion of cod from the chippy will do
capto Plus
9 6.6k 25 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2021 9:04AM
Love fish, but this link is worth looking at.
https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/fish-and-shellfish-nutrition/
Dave_Canon 14 2.0k United Kingdom
5 Feb 2021 10:50AM
If the EU is now blocking seafood imports, we will have to eat more,

Dave

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