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How To Reheat Fish and Chips Without Them Going Soggy

Fish and chips are the perfect fast food for any occasion. Whether you have a kids’ party, movie night, or friends’ gathering, it’s always appropriate to serve, and most people will enjoy nibbling on these delicious crunchy snacks. Trouble, however, starts when you have leftovers later on. 

It always seems that, no matter what you do while reheating fish and chips, they become soggy. Well, we have the proper solution for you. Follow our advice and prepare the perfect meal from your crunchy leftovers. It would be a shame just to throw it all away, wouldn’t it? 

Needless to say, it is necessary to heat the fish and fries separately. Putting them together just won’t work by any method. So, we’re going to reheat the fish first and then deal with the fries. 

Best Way For Reheating The Fish

The oven is our preferred way for the job. It will heat the fish evenly and well, and while it is heating in the oven, you will have just enough time to reheat the potatoes on the stove. Here is the procedure for heating the fish. 

Step 1: Preheat the Oven to 350 °F

First things first. You need to preheat the oven well. A temperature of 350 degrees F will be ideal. The nice, crispy texture of the fish will be retained, and the inside will be properly heated. 

Step 2: Arrange Pieces of Fish for Reheating

It is always good to leave the fish for ten minutes at room temperature to release the cold. Then, place the fish sticks on the heating rack. It will allow adequate heating from all sides.

If you do not have a rack, feel free to use a baking tray. Arrange the pieces of fish so that there is space between them and are not on top of each other.

Step 3: Heat for about 10 to 15 Minutes

Put the fish in the oven and let it heat up for at least 10 minutes. Determine for yourself if it is enough. If you want it to be a little hot, leave it for a few more minutes.


Best Way For Reheating The Chips

There is always a double chance that the french fries will become gooey when reheated. Simply because, the amount of moisture causes them to soften and lose their firmness. That is why it is especially important to choose a fast method and a high temperature. 

And, the best way to do that would be just as you prepared them in the first place. A deep fryer would be the most ideal, but to avoid throwing away liters of oil again and waiting a long time, we bring you how to reheat the potatoes in a frying pan.

Step 1: Put Some Oil in a Frying Pan and Preheat

Use a frying pan with a non-stick bottom to make sure the potatoes don’t stick. Put enough oil in it and heat well over high heat. The oil should be completely hot when you put the fries inside. 

Step 2: Soak up all the Moisture from the Fries

Use a paper kitchen towel and dry the potatoes well before putting them in the oil if you want them to be as dry as possible to regain their crunchiness during frying.

Step 3: Fry in Hot Oil until Heated

Put the potatoes in the oil and fry them until they become finely golden and firm in texture. Of course, be careful not to burn as it will only need a very short time to do the whole process.


FAQs

Conclusion

There are a number of instructions available on how you can reheat fish and chips, but we think the combination of heating the fish in the oven while heating the potatoes on the stove is ideal. 

Both techniques will get the best results out of food. It will be well and properly heated, and the exterior will be perfectly crispy, just as you like it. The whole process will take about 20 minutes, but the effort will pay off.

Once you try this technique, we are sure it will become your go-to solution for future reheating of fish and chips. 

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