The Fish & Chips Shop at Katong i12
Fish and Chips are a staple of the British food scene and in Singapore there is only one traditional British Fish and Chips company, Smiths Fish and Chips who we have done a review on before and remains our firm favourite so we always recommend them when talking about Fish and Chips but every now and then something pops up that’s worth a try!
I came across The Fish & Chips Shop a while back and vowed to come back and today had the chance to give them a try and was in fact blown away by the quality and level they went to to mirror traditional Fish and Chips!
The Fish & Chip Shop has a limited online presence but it seems they are part of the same group as Eat at My kitchen at Dempsey.
The Fish & Chip Shop Menu
As you can see from the menu above the offering is limited. I opted for the simple Fish & Chips at $16 and was not disappointed.
Fish and Chips
The Fish & Chip Shop portion size is good with two pieces of fish and a healthy portion of Chips (that’s what we call Fries in the UK). Two sides of Sauce, Heinz Ketchup Not the Malaysian tomato sauce crap that Coffee Bean give outs) and a portion or Tartare sauce. Heinz Vinegar was provided, nice touch on that, the only way to better that would be to supply Sarson’s vinegar!
The Brits not only love Fish & Chips but a good cup of Tea, so when I checked if I could bring my own Tea i was thrilled to learn it was ok, now see my FUN Toast tea aka Teh in this picture!
The Fish & Chip Shop staff told me the fish was a Taman Fish but I cant find anything on such a fish only the Tamban Fish, so until I return I am unsure what fish this is but it’s not Code for sure! The batter was incredibly crispy and they even provided the break away batter from the frying oil, which added another layer of bite complexity.
The Fish flaked like Cod but was not sweet like Cod but still hit the mark for me!
The Fish & Chip Shop Conclusion
I found this a good fix for my fish and chips and will certainly have this again in the future. The Fish was not as good as Smith’s Fish and Chips but the batter certainly made up for it. The Chips were also very well fried and fluffy on the inside. I think on the next visit I’ll try toe Appleslaw even though it is not a traditional side dish for us Brits!
Fish & Chips FAQ
|What kind of fish is used for fish and chips?
|Typically, cod or haddock are the most common types of fish used for fish and chips.
|What are the top 5 fish for fish and chips?
|The top 5 fish are usually Cod, Haddock, Pollock, Hake, and Plaice.
|Is fish and chips OK to eat?
|Yes, fish and chips can be part of a balanced diet when eaten in moderation.
|What is in fish and chips?
|Fish and chips consist of battered and fried fish served with deep-fried chips (fries).
|Why is fish and chips unhealthy?
|It can be high in calories and fats due to the frying process, and sometimes high in salt.
|Why is fish and chips so popular?
|It’s a traditional British dish, known for its simplicity, flavor, and affordability.
|How many calories are in a traditional British fish and chips?
|A complete meal can range from approximately 800 to 1400 calories, depending on the serving size and preparation method.