If you're looking for a quick and easy meal, you might be wondering how many syns Youngs gastro lemon and herb fish has in? Is it high in syns?
Well, the Youngs gastro lemon-herb range has both tempura basa fillets, scampi and cod loins, for their tempura, your looking at using 14 syns per baked fillet, for the scampi 11 syns for half a pack and for the cod loin this moves to 6.5 syns.
In our guide below we will discuss why Youngs gastro lemon and herb fish is so high in syns, syn values of their range as well as some low syn alternatives from other brands for when your craving lemon and herb fish.
Why Are Youngs Gastro Lemon & Herb Fish High In Syns?
Youngs gastro lemon and herb fish range between 6.5-14 syns, making it quite a high syn range, this is because most of the fish is covered in tempura breadcrumbs which adds fat and calories to the fish, therefore, increasing the syns.
For example, Youngs gastro basa fillets have nearly 10g of fat per baked fillet due to the breadcrumbing of the fish.
Syn Values Of Youngs Gastro Lemon & Herb Fish
Youngs have a wide range of easy fish meals on offer from their gastro range, we've listed their syn values below to help you out.
Birds Eye Seeded Crust 2 Fish Fillets With Pumpkin Seeds 220G - 11 syns.
Donegal Catch Limited Edition 4 Fish Fillets in a Golden Breadcrumb 400g - 8 syns.
Sainsbury's Taste the Difference 8 Chunky Haddock Fillet Fish Fingers - 11 syns per fish fingers.
Sainsbury's Deliciously Free From Cod Fish Fingers - 9 syns per three fish fingers.
M&S Made Without 9 Cod Fish Fingers Frozen - 8 syns per two fish fingers.
Overall, Youngs gastro lemon and herb fish range is high in syns, no matter the type of fish you choose, coming in between 6-12 syns due to their tempura coatings. To reduce syns we recommend choosing non-breaded fish or picking from our low syn alternatives above which start at as little as 6 syns.
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