Coconut salmon goujons with mango dip

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If you’re dealing with fussy little eaters who love chicken nuggets and fish fingers, try these healthy and nutritious salmon goujons as a treat for dinner. We replaced traditional breadcrumbs with coconut flakes which add a tropical flavour as well as giving little ones the healthy fats, fiber and minerals of coconut. And without a breadcrumb in sight, they’re one of our yummy gluten free kids meals. Win win!

Summary

Prep: 10 mins
Cooking: 10 minutes
Ages: Toddlers to Teens
Difficulty: Easy peasy
Makes: 6 servings

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Ingredients

Salmon goujons:

  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2/3 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

gluten free kids meals - kids dips - mango salsaMango salsa:

  • Ripe mango diced
  • Coriander
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Cucumber diced
  • 1 tablespoon honey (babies over 1 year)

 

Instructions

  1. Cut the salmon into 1 inch by 2 inch pieces. Set aside.
  2. In a shallow bowl, add egg and whisk with a fork. On a large plate, add coconut flakes, garlic powder, salt. Mix well with a fork.
  3. Add olive oil to a frying pan and put on a medium heat
  4. Dip both sides of each salmon goujon into the egg wash, then coat in the coconut flakes mixture and place in the pan.
  5. When golden on one side, flip them over.
  6. Coconut crusted salmon goujons are best served right away for maximum crispiness. Kids love these and they taste great as one of our healthy gluten free kids meals!

 

Our step-by-step guide:

 

 

Cut the salmon into 1 inch by 2 inch pieces. Set aside.

In a shallow bowl, add the egg and whisk with a fork.

On a large plate, add coconut flakes, garlic powder, salt. Mix them well with a fork.

Dip both sides of each salmon goujon into an egg wash, then coat in coconut flakes mixture.

gluten free kids meals - salmon goujons - fish fingers - coconut encrusted salmon goujons

 

Place the goujons in a pan and cook until golden.

Flip them onto the other side until all browned.

gluten free kids meals - salmon goujons - fish fingers - coconut encrusted salmon goujons

 

For the mango salsa put all the ingredients together in a blender and mix into a smooth sauce.

Remember not to add honey if your baby is under 1.

 

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Serve alongside your salmon bites and enjoy!

 

 

gluten free kids meals - salmon goujons - fish fingers - coconut encrusted salmon goujons

For more gluten free kids meals take a look at our Gluten free chicken nuggets. No gluten and completely yum!