Crispy Fish and Chips

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup flour
  • 12
  • 4 -6
    ounces beer
  • 18
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 4
    cups vegetable oil (for frying)
  • 4
    large russet potatoes, cut potatoes in even, finger-sized pieces
  • 2
    lbs fish fillets, cut in half, crosswise
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 250°F.
  • Prepare batter: Mix flour, cornmeal, old bay, and salt together.
  • Add ale and mix well.
  • Batter should be thin.
  • Heat oil in deep fryer.
  • DO NOT FILL TO TOP.
  • The potatoes and the fish will cause the oil to bubble.
  • Allow room for the oil to rise.
  • Cook 1/4 of the potatoes until golden brown, about five minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Place in warmed oven.
  • Repeat process until potatoes are done.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Dip fish in batter, allowing excess to drip off.
  • Fry in batches until golden brown, about 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Keep warm in oven until all fish are cooked.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with a sprinking of malt vinegar.
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