What is the best fish for fish and chips?

Chef's answer
HaddockHaddock is the fish that most chefs prefer for fish and chips. The texture isn't as flaky or tender as cod but the meat has more flavor. Haddock has a slight sweetness that pairs well with the buttery flavor of the batter.
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If fish is pink raw, it should still be pink when it's cooked. If it wasn't pink to begin with, it certainly shouldn't be after you're done with it. Cook to temperature, not color or feel.
The cod and the haddock are fish of great economic significance (3). The cod is relatively cheaper than the haddock, the difference being around 14.7$. Whitefish are low-fat protein alternatives to high-fat red meat.29 Nov 2020
On average, cod is slightly more expensive than haddock.31 Dec 2020
The cod and the haddock are nutritious foods. The haddock is richer in vitamins A, B12, B6, and B3, while the cod is higher in vitamins C, E, D, B1, and B5. The haddock is richer in proteins, while the cod is higher in calories. The haddock is higher in 9 essential amino acids.29 Nov 2020
Cod has better nutrition Both fish are free of carbs, very high in protein, and do not contain any fiber. Haddock has the singular advantage of being lower in saturated fats than cod, but both fish contribute the same amount of daily fat intake when equal amounts of the fish are eaten.2 Nov 2020
Major types of food poisoning that can result from eating raw or undercooked fish and shellfish include Salmonella and Vibrio vulnificus. ... One other safety tip of interest: If you do decide to eat raw fish, choose fish that has been previously frozen. That's because freezing will kill any potential parasites present.30 May 2019
Undercooked fish can still have live parasites, so be sure to thoroughly cook fish and to only eat raw fish that is parasite-free. They can cause severe illness, including scombroid and ciguatera fish poisoning.12 May 2020
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