Fish chips” in the Maldives typically refers to a popular snack food made from thin slices of fish that have been deep-fried until crispy. The fish used for this dish is usually a variety of local fish, such as tuna or skipjack, and is seasoned with spices before being fried.
Fish chips in the Maldives are often served as a snack or as a side dish to accompany other local specialties, such as rice dishes or curries. They can be found at local markets, street stalls, and restaurants throughout the country.
The dish is considered a staple of the local cuisine and is enjoyed by both tourists and locals alike. Due to its popularity, fish chips are often made fresh daily, ensuring that they are crispy and flavorful with every bite.