Home Made Fish and Chips

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!

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!

serves
4
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
7
difficulty
Easy
rating (click to rate)
4.8 based on 2 ratings, click to rate

Ingredients

  • 4 Fish Fillets Of Your Choice (cod barramundi, flathead etc)
  • 375 ml Beer chilled
  • 1 1/2 cups Self Raising Flour
  • 4 large Potatoes
  • 1 Egg
  • Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • Vegetable Or Canola Oil For Frying


Method

  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.

Notes

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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