Home Made Fish and Chips

Home Made Fish and Chips


Servings 4
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 7
Difficulty Easy

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  • 4 Fish Fillets Of Your Choice (cod barramundi, flathead etc)
  • 375 ml Beer chilled
  • 1.5 cups Self Raising Flour
  • 4 Potatoes
  • 1 Egg
  • Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • Vegetable Or Canola Oil For Frying

Nutrition Information

Qty per
124g serve
Qty per
Energy 359cal 290cal
Protein 3.7g 2.99g
Fat (total) 1.91g 1.54g
 - saturated 0.61g 0.5g
Carbohydrate 15.9g 12.9g
 - sugars 7.8g 6.3g
Dietary Fibre 0.19g 0.15g
Sodium 39mg 32mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Fish Fillets of your choice, Salt and Pepper to taste, Vegetable or Canola oil for frying

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Fish and chips are notoriously expensive these days – but it is really simple and easy to make Home Made Fish and Chips! – and fresh too!


  1. Sift the flour into a bowl and season with salt and pepper.

  2. Add the egg and very slowly pour the cold beer into the flour mixture whilst whisking until a nice thick even batter forms.

  3. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes to rest.

  4. Heat the oil in a large saucepan or deep fryer until a piece of bread browns in about 15 seconds.

  5. Dip the pieces of fish into the beer batter and carefully slide into the oil (only do two at a time - give the fish a bit of space).

  6. Cook until nicely browned and golden (turn over if needed).  It should only take 3 - 4 minutes.

  7. Remove carefully from the oil and drain on a paper towels.

  8. To make the chips, peel the potatoes and chop into chunky chips.

  9. Place the chips evenly spread on a paper towel covered plate and microwave for approximately 7 minutes or until cooked through.

  10. When the oil is piping hot carefully cook the chips until golden -remove from the oil and drain.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Homemade Fish and Chips is not suitable to freeze.
  • Serve piping hot with Tartare Sauce and wedges of lemon.
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