Nan's Batter for Fish

Total Time
5 mins
15 mins

A friend of mine gave me this recipe. Not sure exactly where it came from. I guess it originated from someone's "nan". Anyway, it is the best batter I have ever used. It is a lot like the take-out batter used here in Newfoundland for fish. Very tasty with the perfect amount of each ingredient without it being too oily or salty. I just fried this in a pan with some oil. I guess you can deep fry them also. This made enough to coat about 1 1/2 -2 lbs of cod.

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  1. Combine all dry ingredients.
  2. Mix water and oil together.
  3. Add water and oil mixture to dry ingredients.
  4. Coat fish with batter.