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Frying Cod Fish

Super Easy Beer Battered Fish and Chips Recipe! This fried cod comes out super crispy and golden brown and flakey on the inside! The homemade french fries are perfectly golden brown and crisp! Serve this Classic Fish and Chips with tarter sauce, lemon wedges, malt vinegar or coleslaw!


French Fries
▢1 1/2 lbs russet potatoes
▢oil for frying
Beer Battered Cod
▢1 1/2 lbs fresh cod
▢6-8 oz. light beer
▢1 1/4 cup all purpose flour, divided
▢1 tsp salt
▢1/2 tsp pepper
▢1/4 tsp garlic powder
▢¼ tsp old bay
▢¼ tsp paprika


For the fries
Cut potatoes into 1 cm thick fries. Place in colander and rinse in cold water to remove some of the starch. Lay them out on a towel and pat dry.
Add 2 inches of oil to a deep pot or chicken fryer no more than ½ of the way full!
Heat oil on medium low to 200°F-250°F. Add in fries and let cook slowly for 12 minutes, maintaining a 200-250° temperature in the oil. The potatoes will be soft and flexible.
Scoop out fries and lay them out on a cookie sheet. Raise oil up to 375°F.
Refry, this time in small batches 5-7 minutes each, so that the oil temperature stays around 350°-375°F. Remove them from the oil and sprinkle immediately with salt.
For the fish
Cut fresh cod into 8 even pieces. Pat any excess moisture off of fish with a paper towel.
In a bowl combine ¾ cups of flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika, old bay. Whisk in 6-8 oz. of cold beer. It should be slightly thiner than pancake batter.
Toss fish in remaining ½ cup of flour, then dip into beer batter, allow excess to drip off for a few seconds, then place carefully into 350°- 375°F oil. Fry no more than 3 pieces at a time so that the oil temperature dose not drop too quickly. Fry for 7 minutes, flipping half way through.
Serve immediately while hot along with the fries. Serve with tartar sauce, lemon wedges and malt vinegar.

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?