Fish and Chips

Fish and Chips

6 reviews, 3.7 star(s). 0% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

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1 1/2 lb Fillet fish (flounder); (flounder, cod, Halibut)
1 tb Fresh Lemon Juice
1 1/2 c Flour
1 ts Salt
1 ts Paprika
1 c Beer
3 lg Baking potatoes
Ice water
Vegetable oil
1 ts Coarse salt
Malt vinegar

Original recipe makes 1 Serving



Cut fish into med sized pieces; sprinkle with lemon juice. Combine 1 cup flour, salt, pepper, paprika & beer in mixing bowl; beat with wire whisk until smooth. Set aside. Peel potatoes & cut into slices, then into strips.

Place potato strips in bowl of ice water for 5 minutes; drain on paper towels. Heat oil to 375; fry potatoes in wire basket in deep fat until tender, but not browned. Drain on paper towels. Dredge fish in remaining flour, then dip in batter. Fry fish quickly in same oil; remove.

Increase heat until oil regains temperature of 375; lower fish into basket in hot oil & continue cooking 3-4 minutes or until crisp & golden. Drain fish well on paper towels; keep warm in 300 oven. Return chips to oil, fry 3-4 minutes until tender, crisp & golden. Drain & sprinkle with coarse salt. Serve with malt vinegar.

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Followed recipe exactly. Very bland. I went back to recipe to make sure I did everything.
Pattyirl329 1w ago

I tried this recipe and it did not turn out very tasteful!
ceswails 2y ago

Used cod. Prepared exactly as recipe instructs. Wife and I both liked very much.
Eugene1942 3y ago

Works best with Newcastle beer. Must have malt vinegar on hand for full flavor.
batmonkey 4y ago

Good old fish 'n' chips!!!
Kman83 4y ago

This is the best known version of British "Pub Grub". Frequently served with peas and traditionally accompanied by a pint of ale or stout.
promfh 8y ago

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