Battered Fish - Like the Fish & Chip Shop!

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Um Safia

My family loves fish & chips from the 'chippie'.....but recently it has become far too expensive & we have been dissapointed a few times by the quality of the food. So, here we have the recipe I came up with to satisfy the family when they fancy fish 'n' chips. You can use any white fish fillet you prefer. I like to cut mine into 5" strips so they cook quicker & fit a bit better in my small fryer! If you have any batter left over, it makes great onion rings too......

Top Review by carmenstuck

Great recipe. My son's favorite meal is Fish and Chips. Not many places to order here and if you can order many are not up to par. This recipe is perfect for us! Add fresh chips (french fries) with a splash of vinegar and we are in heaven. Use a good oil because it will absolutely make a difference to the flavor. Just to make it easier the temps are 180C = 355F and 190C = 374C. As I am in the United States we use Fahrenheit temp. measurements

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. In a 10" x 3" plastic tub, place the flour, egg, salt, seasoning, milk & melted butter. Blend really well using an immersion blender - or liquidize & pour into the tub. (The tub just makes it easier to apply the batter to the fish.).
  3. Rinse your fillets & cut into 5" pieces. Dust each piece with a little flour.
  4. Heat your fryer to approximately 180 - 190°C.
  5. Dip the fillerts one by one in the batter & coat both sides evenly.
  6. When the oil has reached the correct temp, gently lay one fillet at a time onto the top of the oil.
  7. Cook until golden brown on both sides - takes me about 4-5 mins, then remove & place on a tray with a wire rack (I use the grill pan) in the oven to stay crisp & hot.
  8. Repeat with the remaining fish.
  9. Serve with chunky chips, peas (mushy is best!) & lots of salt & vinegar -- .

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