Fish and Chips

posted by jgarcia 05-31-99 7:34 PM

Fish and Chips Batter
posted by Judy Garcia

Vegetable Oil for deep frying
Flour to dip fish to coat
1 lb. fish fillets, cut into pieces
2/3 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 Tbsp. vinegar
2/3 c. water

In deep fryer or saucepan, heat oil to 375 degrees. Rinse fish. Pat dry with paper towels. Mix flour and salt. Mix baking soda and vinegar.

Stir vinegar mixture and water into flour mixture; beat until smooth. Dip fish into flour to coat, then dip into batter. Allow excess batter to drip into bowl. Fry in hot oil 4-5 pieces at a time until brown, turning once, about 3 minutes. (Note: Do not use fryer basket for fish.) Drain on paper towels. Keep warm in oven until served.

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