English-Style Fried Fish Batter

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33 review(s) averaging 4.4. 93% would make again

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Fish and chips, anyone? Consider this with cod, the classic fish and chips staple.

"I've done it many times. It's a success. But, everyone who does it should adjust the batter's ingredients because, as example, the quality of the four changes the consistence of the whole thing. Also it's necessary a lot of very hot oil."


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120 grams Flour
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
1 Egg
1/4 cup Water
2 tablespoons Vinegar

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



Mix dry ingredients, then add water and then vinegar...lastly, add the beaten egg. Mix to make a smooth batter. Dip the fish into a little extra flour then into the batter.

Then shallow or deep fry the fish.

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Easy to make with a good result but needs some spices added for more flavor.
golfincanada 9 months ago

tashancharles 1 year ago

Good but something missing. Might do with cayenne pepper next time for more flavorsomeness since it was missing some of that.
Aimeelady 1 year ago

Was delicious my husband loved it
peppy25 1 year ago

Awesome batter recipe! Came out golden and crispy. Ill add a bit more water next time for a thinner coating though.
Lucifera 2 years ago

FullMetalBlonde 2 years ago

Awesome batter!!! I used beer instead of water turned out awesome and used the curry powder :) awesome
beccalawrence 2 years ago

I like this batter that my fried fish fillet turns out very crispy. I don't weigh the flour though. I use 1/2 cup flour to 3/4 cup water. Add chilli and curry powder too. Very delicious.
NazfiraAnriz 2 years ago

came out golden and perfect. used with pollock and pan fried with vegetable oil. i was extremely impressed with this batter. added crushed red pepper and garlic to the dry ingredients to give it more flavor.
indikins 2 years ago

You can add a bit more water which will create a thinner coating. The best batter recipe I've found so far. Fantastic!
cliverobbo 3 years ago

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