Entertainment

MKR contestant vomits after woeful fish and chips dish

MKR contestant Alyse feeling sick at the dinner table.
MKR contestant Alyse feeling sick at the dinner table. Channel 7

MY Kitchen Rules has achieved another record - its first vomit.

The upchuck came during tonight's epic fish fail by West Australian team Josh and Amy Meeuwissen.

Josh, who had bragged about being a seafood king, couldn't even plate up a decent main of fish and chips.

Worse still, Josh's cooking sent rival contestant Alyse Jenner running to the toilet for a good spew.

Judge Pete Evans gave Josh and Amy's horror main of what was meant to be beer battered Barramundi with shoestring fries and tartare sauce a dismal 1 out of 10.

Fellow judge Manu Feildel scored them only slightly better with 2 out of 10 as Josh and Amy headed towards an overall score of 43 out of 110.

Josh, a Broome-based deck hand, has spent most of his time on Seven's cooking show bragging about his seafood skills.

As tonight's episode started he said "when it comes to the preparing and cooking of seafood, I would beat a five star chef”.

Oh no he wouldn't.

Josh and Amy took hours to prepare their entree.
Josh and Amy took hours to prepare their entree. Channel 7

Things got off to a rocky start at the pair's Longshore Drift instant restaurant as rival teams and judges Evans and Feildel were forced to wait more than two and a quarter hours for the entree to arrive.

And when it did, the chorizo-stuffed squid was a big disappointment. Josh had trouble charring the squid.

Evans enjoyed the squid but took aim at the chorizo stuffing and especially the tomato sauce which he said "was not worthy of this competition”.

"I would have liked to get the chorizo a little bit chunkier and more prominent in there,” Evans said.

"(The sauce) tastes like tinned diced tomatoes.”

Evans and Feildel gave the entree a mediocre 5 out of 10 but worse was to come - what one competitor described as "the most spectacular nosedive in the competition”.

Josh was forced to scrap the beer batter when he had issues with the portable fryer. The shoestring fries were soggy and the tartare sauce tasted like gherkin juice.

All the kitchen calamities meant the contestants had to wait more than two and a half hours between entree and main.

"Fish is meant to be my specialty and the judges are eating the worst fish I've ever cooked in my life,” a slightly more humble Josh said.

Evans didn't hold back. "Your fish is a disaster,” he said. "It wasn't seasoned properly. It wasn't cooked really that great either.”

Alyse had previously spoken about an aversion to fish and it only took a few mouthfuls of Josh's Barramundi to tip her over the edge.

Alyse turned pale, sprinted from the table and headed straight for the toilet.

"The Barramundi was the straw that broke the camel's back and made me sick,” Alyse said.

Rival teams had already savaged Josh and Amy's menu for being too simple and the poor main was all the ammunition they needed.

Queensland's Della Whearty thought the fries looked like small worms.

"You obviously don't know as much about seafood as you think you do,” Della's teammate Tully Vella said.

Dessert was Cape Brandy pudding and it too met with negative feedback, especially from Evans.

"Did I enjoy it - not particularly,” Evans said. "I think the brandy's a little overpowering for it. It is a little bit sweet.”

Feildel was more positive, saying "I think it was the best dish out of the three courses tonight.”

Evans gave Josh and Amy's dessert 4 out of 10. Feildel gave it 8 out of 10.

The rival teams scored the pair's food 18 out of 50, including a lowly 3 out of 10 from Albert and Dave Lau from New South Wales.

Josh and Amy now sit at the bottom of the Group 2 leaderboard and look certainties to head to sudden death cook-off early next week.

Topics:  manu feildel mkr my kitchen rules 2017 pete evans reality television television


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

EXPLAINED: Bushfire emergency terms broken down

CONCERN BUT NO PANIC: A huge bushfire impacts Peregian Springs and Coolum residents as the flames threaten their homes. The fire burnt over 500 hectares and dozens of emergency crews were deployed throughout the night. Firemen battle the heat and the blaze.

Emergency alerts and lingo in layman's terms

Man receives head injury in car, bicycle crash

RACQ Careflight Rescue helicopter, generic. Photo Contributed

Man airlifted to hospital after motorway collision

Inside the fire zone: Coolum blaze devastation

Wildlife rescue workers go looking for injured wildlife

Local Partners

Samuel L Jackson dismisses La La Land ahead of Oscars

'LA LA Land? I only made it through 20 minutes.' Samuel L Jackson reveals his Oscars choices.

Live performance of Sci-fi classic to open Science Festival

Qld Symphony Orchestra perform live to 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Festival will host A Live Presentation of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Former Family Matters stare accused of child abuse

Reginald VelJohnson, left, and Darius McCrary arrive at the TV Land Awards on Sunday, April 19, 2009 in Universal City, Calif.

Darius McCrary has been accused of child abuse

Bindi Irwin's birthday tribute to her dad

Bindi Irwin

Bindi Irwin has paid tribute to her dad on his 55th birthday

Reality TV show gives Maryborough a boost

*WARNING EMBARGOED until 9.15pm Monday January 30* Sean Hollands and Susan Rawlings pictured after their wedding on the TV series Married At First Sight. Supplied by Channel 9.

Maryborough looks good on reality TV show.

Buderim dad rejects gay son's emotional plea for second time

LOVERS: Grant and Chris have been together for more than three years, and Chris' parents refuse to acknowledge their son's fiance.

Son’s emotional plea rejected again by unmoved father

What's on the big screen this week

Ewan McGregor and Jonny Lee Miller in a scene from the movie T2: Trainspotting.

This week's new releases offer plenty of variety for movie buffs.

$140k damage: landlord says property trashed, contaminated

He had what he calls "the tenants from hell"

Submarine, buses and 3000 tyres removed in $100K clean up

The list of things removed from this property is beyond astonishing

Popular island resort sells to loaded international investor

OUR PICK: Chris Foey's colourful shot of one of Gladstone's great tourism hot spots, Heron Island.

International investor snaps up piece of Gladstone paradise.

Expert: Why renters, home buyers may struggle

Matusik Property Insights director Michael Matusik.

What's next for the city's housing market

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!