A healthier version of classic fish fingers, kids will love these!

Being such a simple homemade recipe, kids can even get busy in the kitchen and help make them too.

RECIPE: Homemade Kids Fish Fingers


Makes 5 serves

  • 500g white fish, cut into thick strips
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp milk of choice
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup almond meal
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast or parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp chives, finely chopped
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • Olive oil spray
  • Lemon, to serve
  • Plain Greek yogurt, to serve


  1. Preheat an oven to 220C,
  2. Place the flour in a bowl.
  3. Whisk together the eggs and milk together in another bowl.
  4. Combine the bread crumbs, almond meal, nutritional yeast/cheese, chives, salt and pepper in a third bowl.
  5. Dip a piece of fish into the flour mixture, then the egg mixture followed by the breadcrumbs and place on a lined baking tray. Complete this step for all of the fish pieces.
  6. Spray the fish with some olive oil and bake for 30 minutes, turning them over halfway.
  7. Serve with a squeeze of lemon and dip into plain greek yoghurt.

This recipe was created by Student Dietitian Clare Keating from the Nourish Naturally team.