View Full Version : Vegan Fish and Chips?

Nov 28th, 2011, 04:51 AM
Any chance anyone knows a recipe for anything that tastes remotely like the proper stuff? Don't know why but I've just had a bit of a craving for a fish buttie recently, only time I have since vegetarian, let alone vegan.

The only stuff I've found that wasn't using halloumi was by soaking tofu in malt vinegar. It tasted nothing like though.

Nov 28th, 2011, 09:31 AM
I find that Viana Real smoked tofu tastes a bit like fish? I have a book called Vegan Seafood (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Vegan-Seafood-Nancy-Berkoff/dp/0931411319/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1322468976&sr=8-1) I will scan it when I get home to see if there is anything suitable, other than that you could try tracking these guys down: http://www.something-fishy.org.uk/

Nov 28th, 2011, 09:41 AM
Marinating tofu in kelp, wrapping it in seaweed, battering it, then deep-frying it?

I've never tried it but I'm pretty sure I've seen this method mentioned on this forum a few times.

Nov 28th, 2011, 11:07 AM
I've made it before, slices of tofu with a piece of nori for flavouring, battering and deep frying. With some home made tartare sauce it was very nice :)

Here's my effort (not the prettiest thing in the world but gives you an idea what I'm talking about) - http://www.veganforum.com/forums/showthread.php?28463-Pictures-of-good-vegan-food-you-ve-eaten!-(2)&p=678369&viewfull=1#post678369

Nov 28th, 2011, 11:26 AM
That looks the business, it's making me hungry for 'fish' and chips at half ten in the morning!

Nov 28th, 2011, 07:00 PM
you could try tracking these guys down: http://www.something-fishy.org.uk/

Oooh yeah, I managed to grab a giant plate of 'fish', chips and mushy peas at the West Mids Festival this year.


Nov 28th, 2011, 10:49 PM
Not a recipe but Holland & Barret do vegan fish fingers.They tasted pretty similar to what the real ones are like, as far as I can remember!