Deep-Fried Fish in Batter (Iceland)

Recipe by twissis
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 800
    g cod (Skinned & boned, 1 3/4 lbs) or 800 g haddock fillets (Skinned & boned, 1 3/4 lbs)
  • 250
    g flour (1 cup plus 2 tbsp)
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon paprika
  • 14
    teaspoon garlic salt
  • 14
    teaspoon pepper
  • 200
    ml beer (7 oz)
  • 1
  • oil (for frying)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pat fish fillets dry w/paper towels, cut into pieces & set aside.
  • Mix the next 6 ingredients (flour through pepper) in a large bowl. Add beer + egg & mix till smooth & lump-free. Allow batter to rest for 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil to approx 180°C (350°F). Dip fish pieces in the batter & deep-fry them (a few at a time) for 5-6 minutes or till golden brown.
  • Remove from the oil using a slotted spoon, drain on kitchen paper & keep warm till all the fish has been cooked.
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