Sunday, July 18, 2010

Fish & Chips


Ingredients
2 pounds fresh white fish, cut into pieces
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 egg
1 14.9 Oz beer 
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 big white potatoes, cut into chunks
2 cups canola oil, for frying


Procedure
In a bowl put the egg and beat well. Add the flour and beat until blended. Pour the beer slowly and mix into the flour with a fork or a an electric mixer.  Add at the 3 tablespoons oil, then sprinkle the salt and pepper.

Prepare the white fish (cod, catfish, halibut, or any white fish) by cutting them into desired pieces, then dry them with a paper towel. Heat the cooking oil in a deep pan to 375 degrees F. Dip each piece of fish into the batter and gently drop into the heated oil and fry for about 8 minutes or until golden brown. When cooked transfer to a paper towel lined plate to drain the oil. Repeat the process. Do not crowd the pan.  Fry only a few pieces at a time.  Alternate by frying the potato chips.


Serve with malt vinegar or tartar sauce (see recipe on another post).


Edited by author 01/27/2011

*Serve with malt vinegar or tartar sauce.

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