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Crunchy Fish and Chips

Try out my delicious Fish and chips recipe
Prep Time30 mins
Active Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fish and chips, recipe
Yield: 4
Author: Neelima


  • 2 lbs cod or haddock
  • 100 gm French Fries

For batter

  • cup all-purpose flour
  • tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 oz beer


  • Cook French fries according to package directions, we deep fry ours so you can either do it before or after frying your fish.
  • Preheat deep fryer to 350.
  • Cut your fish into fillets or if using frozen, defrost and pat dry, set aside.
  • In a bowl whisk together 1 cup flour, baking powder, cayenne, salt, and pepper.In another bowl add your remaining flour.
  • In yet another bowl whisk together your beer and eggs until combined.
  • Slowly add your beer mixture into your dry ingredients and whisk until no lumps remain.
  • Dip your fish into flour and coat on all sides then dip into batter, slowly lower into the oil making sure it doesn't stick to the bottom.
  • Fry on each side 3-4 minutes or until golden.
  • Remove and transfer to paper towel-lined plate to drain, repeat with remaining fish.
  • Serve with French fries, tartar sauce, and malt vinegar if desired.