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Beer Batter for Fish

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Basic beer batter, good for almost any white fleshed fish.

Ingredients:

  • 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

Directions:

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

Calories: 772.1

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