Fish & chips: a classic combination
Potatoes cooked in various ways, belongs to the most popular, perhaps, as a side dish for fish dishes. Its taste goes well with taste of the fish.
As a rule, when cooking potatoes for a side dish for fish are guided by the rule of "like drawn to like": on a side dish to grilled fish, usually served roasted potatoes (you can deep fry it, good for fish and potatoes), boiled – boiled or baked, to the products from minced fish (meatballs, chicken, Cetelem, etc.) and mashed potatoes. However, valid and the deviation from this rule.
A good addition to potato garnish for fish serve fresh vegetables – cucumbers, tomatoes, Bulgarian pepper and greens.
To prepare the garnish for fish, vegetables
List of vegetables that can act as a garnish to fish, quite large. It includes lots of vegetables, among which are:
- bell pepper,
- green peas,
- green salad,
- the greens or the roots of celery and parsley,
- onions (onions, green, or leek)
Fish dishes go perfectly with a variety of salads from fresh vegetables. This option is often preferred by people, counting calories and watching their weight.
One of the best options of easy side dishes for fish are considered green salads, dressed with oil, vinegar or lemon juice. A popular option is fish with a side dish of spinach or sorrel salads.
Good as "accompaniment" to fish dishes and marinated vegetables their sour taste perfectly enriches the taste of fish. It can be salted or pickled cucumbers or squash, olives, capers and so on.
Vegetable side dishes for fish is often used with onions – fresh, cut into rings or half rings, or pickled.
Often served with fish and side dishes of steamed, baked, grilled or steamed vegetables. In such cases, to prepare the garnish is typically used several kinds of vegetables at once – for example, zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes and onions.
The principle of choice of method of cooking vegetables is the same as in the case of potatoes – side dish for fried fish it is better to choose baked or grilled vegetables, to cooked – steamed or braised. If you bake fish in the oven – chopped vegetables can be baked along with it.
Caution should be used in side dishes for fish cabbage: this vegetable roast can be called almost universal side dishes, but for fish, this option is not very suitable.
Side dishes for fish from cereals and pasta izdanii
Fish pasta is one of the least successful combinations – this heavy side dish in no way enriches the taste of the fish, and they taste each other very well. So the pasta with fish is usually not cooked.
Most cereals are also not very well with fish. The exception is rice crispies – it is possible to prepare a side dish to grilled fish and fish cooked in other types. A side dish of rice to fish is also possible to "enrich" vegetables.
Also in the list of cereals that are suitable for a side dish for fish, including buckwheat. It is often served with boiled or steamed fish, as well as dishes from minced fish.