The fakeaway Filet O Fish recipe that we are frothing over

It's even better than the original...
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Food influencer Liz Miu has left her followers in a frenzy after revealing how she makes the iconic Macca’s Filet o Fish burger from home with help from her trusty air fryer. 

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Sharing the recipe with her almost 250,000 followers on Instagram and 165,000 followers on TikTok, the Sydney-based social media star revealed that when making her version at home, she actually removes the fish entirely!

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Replacing the namesake of the burger with tofu, the fakeaway fast food recipe is perfect for those who are on a plant-based diet. 

It’s difficult to tell that the fish in this burger is actually tofu! (Credit: Liz Miu)

Liz Miu’s Filet o Fish Dupe Recipe 


Fishy Tofu Marinade

4 square slices Firm Tofu

1 ripe tomato

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup soy sauce

3 tsp rice vinegar

1 tbsp lemon juice

1/2 tsp capers

1.5 tsp sugar

1 sheet nori

Flour Mix

1/2 cup flour

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp white pepper

Wet Mix

1/2 cup plant milk

2 tsp Dijon mustard

3 tbsp all-purpose flour


1 cup Bread Crumbs

Oil, to spray before frying


3/4 cup mayo

1/4 cup finely chopped dill pickles

2 tbsp chopped red onion

3 tbsp chopped fresh dill

1 tsp baby capers, chopped


Plant-based brioche bun

Plant-based cheese 


  1. Start by marinating sliced tofu overnight in Fishy Tofu Marinade
  2. The next day, scrape off as much marinade as possible so you can crumb the tofu pieces properly. Dip them into the flour mix then the wet mix and then breadcrumbs. Let that rest for five minutes. 
  3. Airfry for 13 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius
  4. Make Better Than Tartare Sauce.
  5. Construct burger. 

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