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Wednesday Lunch Bento: Best of British

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Last night, the bf and I made a fish-and-chips bento, using the loveliest local ingredients we could find – with an Asian twist of course. As we don’t normally deep-fry our food for health reasons, we settled for oven-baked Scottish salmon fillet with Panko (Japanese breadcrumbs) crust. We substituted conventional deep-fried (potato) chips / fries with oven-baked sweet potato chips. It is also customary to serve fish-and-chips with a side of mushy peas, but we used mukimame (shelled edamame) instead to complement the Panko crust. After all, they don’t look too dissimilar to peas!

Fish-and-chips recipe here.

As I needed to coat the salmon in egg in order for the Panko to stick, I had a bit of egg left; I made a spring onion / scallion tamagoyaki (Japanese rolled omelette) with it. I try to avoid wasting food whenever possible. Every edible bit goes in the belly, not the bin. 🙂

We completed the British theme with Jammie Dodgers (shortbread sandwich with jam filling) and Wimbledon staple, strawberries-and-cream.

xx

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2 thoughts on “Wednesday Lunch Bento: Best of British

    • Thank you Jean. Would love to have you over for dinner. I can totally imagine us sitting round the table arranging our food and taking pictures till the food gets cold.

      And funny you said that; the bf and I are thinking of moving to Sg. 😄

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