Donegal Catch Chunky Cod with homemade chips, mushy peas, lemon & dill

Chunky Cod with homemade chips, mushy peas, lemon and dill

Enjoy our Chunky Cod, a mild flavoured fish with chunky flakes with homemade chips, mushy peas, lemon and dill. The perfect fakeaway treat for all the family, perfect for midweek dinners and a great source of protein.
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4 fillets Donegal Catch Chunky Cod

For the chips:

1 kg Maris Piper Potatoes, peeled and cut into chips

5 tablespoons vegetable or sunflower oil

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the mushy peas:

300 grams Green Isle Frozen Peas

2 sprigs fresh mint

50 grams unsalted butter

Dash double cream

Zest of ½ a lemon

1 tablespoon chopped dill

To serve:

Lemon wedges


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / 180 C fan.
  2. Par-boil the potatoes in boiling, salted water for 5 - 7 minutes then drain and allow to steam for at least 15 minutes.
  3. Heat the oil in a large baking tray then add potatoes and toss to coat in oil. Add rosemary sprigs and cook for 35 - 40 minutes until golden.
  4. Add fish to the oven for the final 20 minutes of cooking.
  5. For the peas, cover the peas with water in a shallow pan and place on a medium to high heat. Add the sprigs of mint and bring the water to a boil, cover the pan, and allow the peas to simmer for 3 minutes. Drain the peas and transfer to a bowl. Add the butter, cream and lemon zest and mash with a potato masher. Stir through the dill and season to taste.
  6. Serve fish, chips and mushy peas together with some lemon wedges.

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