Basic beer batter, good for almost any white fleshed fish.
- 3 eggs
- ¾ cup beer
- 1 ½ cups milk
- 4 cups pastry flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- salt to taste
- ground black pepper to taste
- teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 ½ pounds cod fillets
- 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying
In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cornstarch.
In a large bowl, beat together eggs and milk. Mix in beer. Stir in flour mixture. Season with salt, black pepper, and garlic powder.
In an electric deep fryer or a heavy saucepan, heat oil to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Coat fish in batter, and submerge in hot oil. Fry until golden brown, about 4 to 5 minutes. Serve.
Prep time: 10 mins / Cooking time: 5 mins / Total time: 15 mins
Serving: 6 / Yield: 2 to 4 servings