Birdseye's pre-packaged cod fillets are a healthy high protein meal but often have syn values due to their different flavourings which contain extra calories.
For Birdseye inspiration cod fillets this will set you back around 4 syns depending on the flavour pack you get per cod fillet making it a convenient weeknight low syn dinner that won't put you off track.
In our short guide below we will discuss whether or not codfish is syn free on the slimming world diet plus some low syn alternatives to Birdseye inspiration cod fillets, we will also list a syn free recipe for using a cod fillet below if you feel like getting creative in the kitchen!
Plain cod is indeed syn free on the slimming world plan, but since pre-packaged cod comes with marination and flavours this adds up the syns and makes it less healthy. At 4 syns per fillet, this still isn't bad for the main dish if you save up your syns, for people who want low syns options simply look for plain cod and add your flavourings.
Birdseye inspiration cod packets are pretty low in syns, but since they are not easy to get hold of we have listed some other alternatives below with their syn values to keep you on track.
Since cod is syn free on the SW plan you can take advantage of this by making your syn free meals with selected ingredients. We have listed one of our favourite syn free recipes below for using up cod fillets and making a tasty mid-week meal.
This recipe serves around 4 people and is SYN FREE!
Overall, at 4 syns a fillet Birds eye inspiration cod fillets are not too high in syns making an easy meal. You should be careful when choosing other frozen cod fillets in the supermarket as when they are breaded they can add extra syns due to the fat in their batter.
If you want to take advantage of cod being syn free you could even try making our recipes above.