Baby Led Weaning Recipe: Fish Fingers

Looking for a simple fish finger recipe? Fish fingers are a staple in most households and with good reason! There are lots of benefits to getting fish into your child’s diet – it’s a great source of protein, vitamins and minerals. Fish is also a really good source of healthy fats that are essential for a child’s developing brain, eyesight and nervous system.

Homemade fish fingers are really easy to make and taste delicious too. This is a baby led weaning fish finger recipe but in reality, it’s suitable for all of the family – we know you fancy a sneaky fish finger sandwich too! We tend to use cod or haddock as the filling for these fish fingers but any firm white fish will do, just make sure you check it for bones carefully first. The best way to do this is to literally take it in your hands and feel down through it as you rinse it under some gentle running water. Be sure to pat it dry after so that you’re not starting with a soggy fish finger!

Homemade (Baby Led Weaning Friendly) Fish Finger Recipe

You will need:

  • An egg
  • One skinless fillet of firm white fish such as cod or haddock
  • Two pieces of bread made into breadcrumbs (white or wholemeal is fine, it doesn’t matter if it’s a little stale!)
  • 25g plain flour
  • 1tsp oregano
  • Pepper to season

Recipe:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C / Gas mark 4-5 and spray a baking tray with fry-light
  2. Mix the breadcrumbs with 1tsp of oregano and a generous seasoning of pepper
  3. Prepare three separate bowls; one with flour, one with beaten egg and one with the breadcrumbs
  4. Slice the fish fillet into finger length portions approximately 1.5-2cm wide – be sure to check your fish for bones at this point
  5. Dip each fish finger into the flour, then the egg and finally the breadcrumbs making sure to coat well at each stage
  6. Lay on baking tray and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown, turning halfway
  7. Enjoy!

For more baby led weaning recipes, you can find our favourites here! 

5 Comments

  • Nicola 20th January 2017 at 6:50 pm

    Yummy Neil would love these! (I’m sure Dex would too😂)

    • DevonMamaOnline 20th January 2017 at 6:57 pm

      Pretty sure I enjoyed them the most in this household!!!

  • Claire 21st January 2017 at 2:39 pm

    I always loved fish fingers as a child but I’m not a great lover of fish itself, I find it so hard to still be able to introduce it into Bear’s diet as I want him to try everything but so far have struggled a bit as fish is something I’m not sure how to cook and we don’t have it. However, I’m definitely trying out this recipe! It looks so easy and great for little hands 🙂 I think we will both love them, and who doesn’t love fish finger butties haha! Xx

  • Kim 26th January 2017 at 9:16 pm

    These sound delicious! We’re in a bit of a food rut right now and these sound like just the ticket!

    • DevonMamaOnline 29th January 2017 at 4:15 pm

      They’re so yummy. We’re a bit the same, always eating the same thing so I’m trying to be a little more adventurous with what we put in front of him! Thanks for reading

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