Wrapping Up Some Fish!!
Sometimes as I get ready to prepare dinner I realize that I have a lot of left over dough for making rotis and not enough veggies to make a curry to go with. At such times, I simply use whatever little bit imagination I do have and prepare wraps. Mostly, they taste good and trust me when I say that you don’t need to be a culinary expert to get them right.
Wraps are the easiest way to eat and enjoy a tasty and yet healthy dinner!! They are such no fuss preparations and can pack so much punch that wraps have become a huge hit at home. There are so many varieties of wraps and really, I think there isn’t a need for even a recipe…..you just need to have some rotis or store bought tortillas at hand, some chopped up fresh veggies, a yogurt dip or any other dip that you like and a very basic idea about what ingredient will go along with what other ingredient, lo! your wrap is ready.
This particular wrap is a very easy to assemble wrap and packs in the goodness of fish as well as a few veggies like bell peppers and lettuce. The crunch of the fresh veggies in this wrap is simply delightful!!
Here’s how I wrapped it up.
500 gms white fish fillet cut into finger sized pieces (you can buy fresh fillet or the frozen fillet available in large supermarkets)
Bread crumbs (crumbs from about 2 thick slices of bread should do)
1 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1 Red bell pepper cut into strips
1 Yellow bell pepper cut into strips
zest and juice of one lime
6-8 tortilla wraps (regular wheat rotis are an equally tasty alternative…..i wanted to have tortilla wraps and so used it)
7 tbsps fresh curd
only Greens of 1 spring onion/ chives (if you can find them)
Salt and pepper to taste
6-8 lettuce leaves or other assorted salad leaves of your choice (i used lettuce….just love the crunchy feel to it)
Clean and cut the fish fillets into strips/fingers. Combine the breadcrumbs, cumin powder, chilli powder and salt. Now coat the fish fingers in this mixture. Take an oiled baking tray and lay the fish fingers on it and grill for about 4-5 minutes or until the fish is cooked through. If your grill needs to be pre-heated please don’t forget to do so before you start to grill the fish fingers!! If u don’t have a grill simply fry them on a griddle with very little oil.
Combine the curd, spring onion greens, salt, pepper, zest and juice of the lime and set aside. Check for seasoning according to your taste preferences.
Heat the tortillas as instructed on the cover or prepare rotis as you always do. Lay a lettuce leaf on a roti or tortilla. Then layer with fish fingers, bell peppers and a dollop of the yogurt dressing. If you’d like to add some spice to your wrap then add a dash of hot pepper sauce or some sweet chilli sauce. I tried both and it really gave the wrap just the right amount of hotness!
Roll up and bite into some crunchy mouth watering wraps!!