Do you remember when restaurants would have fish & chips Friday? Is that still a thing? Gosh I use to love going to those. My hubs is a huge fish & chips guy and almost always considers it if not gets it when we go out to eat. This is a pretty simple recipe that I like to make and the four of us just love it.
An easy fried fish recipe to go with your Friday Fish & Chips
- 8-10 pieces thawed Cod
- 1 cup flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1/4 tsp onion powder
- 1 large egg, slightly beaten
- 1 bottle of your favorite beer (I used Bud Light and it worked great)
- Canola or vegetable oil for frying
- Your favorite tarter sauce
Fill a large skillet or a stock pot works great, with about 2 inches of oil. Heat on medium high or to about 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, salt, black pepper and onion powder. Add in egg and beer and mix well to combine.
On a plate, add a little bit of flour to dredge the cod in.
Take a piece of cod and dredge it in the flour. Dip the fillet in the batter and allow the excess to drip off. Carefully add it to the hot oil and continue until the pot is full.
Cook fish until the entire fillet is golden brown. Takes roughly 3-7 minutes for my fillets to do this depending on how thick they are. Drain on a paper towel lined plate and continue until all fish is cooked.
Serve with fresh french fries