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Beer batter for fish recipe

Beer batter for fish recipe

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If you want to make your own fish and chips, this beer batter recipe is essential. Serve with hand-cut chips and mushy peas!

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IngredientsServes: 4

  • 125g flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 230ml beer
  • oil for deep frying
  • 4 fish fillets
  • extra flour for coating

MethodPrep:30min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:35min

  1. Mix flour, baking powder, salt and beer in a bowl, stirring until a smooth batter is formed.
  2. Heat oil in heavy bottomed frying fan until very hot.
  3. Coat fish in flour first then in the batter. Add to the hot oil - taking care as this is very dangerous - and fry for 2 minutes until the batter is crispy and brown all over. Cook only 1 or two pieces at a time, so you don't overcrowd the pan. Remove fish and place on a piece of kitchen paper to drain before serving.

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Reviews in English (19)

Used this batter recipe for cod and I must say it was simple and the best I have made, I used lager beer cos that was all I had, not sure what the best beer to use but this was fine 5 star-10 Dec 2011

Quick & easy...tastes amazing!-14 Sep 2013

No more frozen fish fingers for us. This was quicker than shop bought variety and very easy to do - children loved it!-18 May 2015

Watch the video: How to make real English fishn chips. (October 2021).