Fish and chips

  • Time cooking time: 20 minutes total
  • Yield Serves: 6


    2 pounds boned and skinned cod
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 recipe batter for fish (recipe below)
    2 pounds baking potatoes
    6 lemon wedges
    oil for frying


    1/2 cup flour
    1/2 cup pancake flour
    1/2 cup cornstarch
    2 tablespoons baking powder
    1 egg
    1 cup water


    Cod can be substituted with other white firm skinless, and boneless fish.
    Cut fish into 5 oz. (140 g) pieces. Wash under cold water and dry. Season with salt. Coat in the cold batter.
    Deep fry at 360 F. (190 C) for 4 to 5 minutes. Arrange on a warm dish lined with a napkin.
    Serve with chips and lemon pieces, or the traditional malt vinegar.
    (The chips are actually large French fried potatoes, made with the baking potatoes, and deep fried.


    In a large mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients. Beat egg and water. Blend in dry ingredients until smooth.
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