5 kid-friendly fish dishes the kids will love

 kid-friendly fish dinners

Fish; those slippery little suckers that sometimes scare the kids when they head straight for the plate. The slimy skin and ‘fishy smell’ don’t help our cause, but we’re here to show them fish is flippin’ fantastic! It’s protein packed, full of good fats and gives the kids enough omega-3’s to keep their brains busy all day long. To get them excited about eating the fresh stuff here are 5 kid-friendly fish dishes to make them come back for more.

Favourite fish cakes

Kid-friendly fish cake recipe

Fishcakes are a favourite among the young ones and these flaky salmon fish cakes are no exception. Nice and crispy on the outside and super fluffy on the inside these salmon patties are perfect for a quick and easy weekday dinner. Serve with a side of salad or steamed mix veg for a healthy and mighty tasty tea time treat. (via Annabel Karmel)

Fillet sandwich

Fish recipes kids will eat

These rustic fish sandwiches tick all the fuss-free boxes and the kids will love them too! While the fish is nicely cooking you’ll have plenty of time to whip up some yummy mushy peas and tartare sauce to boot. Easy to make and ready in less than 20 minutes, we reckon the whole fam will be adding these to the weekly meal plan! (via Jamie Oliver)

Family fish pie

Kid-friendly fish pie recipe

Some nights call for a one-pan wonder and this lemon fish pie has it all. The delicious creamy filling has the perfect balance of lemon, parsley and fish to send your taste buds to flavour heaven. Top that with crispy peaks of potato mash and you have perfection in a pan. Make early in the day and pop in the oven when the kids come home. Easy as pie. (via Annabel Langbein)

Finger dipping fun

Kid-friendly fish finger recipe

Avoid the pre-packed quick fixes at dinnertime and make these quinoa crumbed fish fingers instead. Kids will love the crunch of the quinoa and mum will love the speedy cooking time! Made from white fish, fresh herbs, egg and a dash of oil these bite-sized beauties will be gobbled up in no time. (via One Handed Cooks)

Fun and full of veggies

Tuna pasta bake recipe

Kid-friendly dinners are all about giving the munchkins a little bit of everything in just one mouthful. This tuna pasta bake does just that. With three serves of veg and a good hit of protein, this super easy dish has it all. Prepare the pasta and broccoli in advance and pop into the oven when they’re starting to feel peckish. Yum! (via Canned Food UK)