A Bone To Pick With Asda

Ok you can’t beat a good fish finger can you, I love a fish finger and I eat them every now and again. I especially like them on a Tuesday before I go off to pool. My mother had made a white sauce recently with for my parents lunch, I thought I’d use what was left for a quick and easy meal with some mashed potatoes.

A Bone To Pick With Asda - The Package

A Bone To Pick With Asda – The Package

They’re Asda’s Chose By You Omega-3 Fish Fingers, described on the box as:

Fabulously tasty and sustainably sourced wild Alaska Pollock fillet wrapped in our crispy golden crumb.

I’d say that was a fair assessment, they’re tasty, the crumb is good and they are always soft and easy to eat… or so I thought , that was until I found a bone!

A Bone To Pick With Asda - The Bone In Question

A Bone To Pick With Asda – The Bone In Question

Above is the offending bone, it’s tiny… ok, ok I know! But it’s a bone, and you probably know by now that I’ve got a massive phobia about fish bones, and for that matter choking. It threw a proverbial massive spanner in the works of me eating this meal…. I had to stop! When I wrote this piece initially I was ready to slate Asda, but it’s not fair, because they advertise on the box that they may contain bones. I suppose I can’t understand why fish fingers have bones in them, but I also understand that they can be missed; I’ve done it when I’m cooking.

A Bone To Pick With Asda - The Warning On The Package

A Bone To Pick With Asda – The Warning On The Package

I just wanted everyone to be aware that this could happen to you, the bone was tiny and it was advertised on the package…. but it threw me and I had to stop eating the meal, be aware guys – there are hidden bones in your fish fingers!

A Bone To Pick With Asda - The Rest Of My Meal After The Bone Had Struck

A Bone To Pick With Asda – The Rest Of My Meal After The Bone Had Struck

I think I’m going to have to investigate other brands of fish fingers to see if there are bones in them, I may have to become the fish bone police! This could be quite problematic for people with varying disabilities, especially for people with visual impairments. Come back soon for the dinner parties you’re all waiting for!

Do you like fish, why not try my Comforting Classics – Cheats Fish Pie or “Quick and Easy Mid Week Pan Fried Salmon and Creamy Spelt” If you’ve got any suggestions for Time-Saving Tuesdays or a recipe you would like me to cook, let me know! Visit us on our social media networks or email enquiries@wheeliegoodmeals.co.uk.

Speak to you soon,

Rich

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