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Home Made Beer Battered Fish And Chips

Updated on November 2, 2015

Fish and chips is well known in England.Fish and chips is a take away food which consists of battered fish and chips (french fries) sometimes accompanied by mushy peas and tartar sauce and served in newspaper.British chips are traditionally twice as thick as an american french fries sold by most major fast food restaurants.Fat soaks in a potatoes so the thicker the potatoes the more fat is soaked in because it takes longer to cook that's why american's make there chips thinner.I have provided a recipe for baked chips as it is better for your health and less calories.England fish and chip shop generally use a simple water and flour batter with a little baking soda and a little vinegar to create that lightness to the batter.Other recipes may use beer or a milk batter where these liquids are often substitutes for water. The carbon dioxide in the beer lends a lighter texture to the batter. Beer also results in an orange-brown color.I have used cod in this recipe but you can also use haddock,catfish,flounder,walleye and brown trout.Fish-and-chip shops traditionally wrapped their product in newspaper, or with an inner layer of white paper (for hygiene) and an outer layer of newspaper this helps keep it warm and absorbs the grease.

Ingredients For The Chips

  • 4 Lg baking potatoes
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • A pinch Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Lightly grease a baking sheet with sides.Preheat the oven 450 degrees.
  2. peel potato and cut them in 1/2 and then cut each half into 8 wedges.
  3. In a bowl toss the potatoes with the olive oil,paprika,salt and pepper.
  4. Place the potatoes on the baking sheet in a single layer.Bale in oven 15-20 minutes.

Ingredients For Beer Battered Fish

.1 (12oz) bottle beer

.2 cups all purpose flour

1 tsp baking powder

.1 tsp kosher salt

.1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

.Dash of pepper

.Dash old bay seasoning

. 1 1/2 lbs cod filet's skinned and bones removed

. Cornstarch for dredging

. Peanut oil or olive oil

Instructions:

1.In a large bowl,pour in 1 bottle of beer.

2.Sift 1 1/2 cups of flour into the bowl while whisking it in gently until just combined.

3.Stir in baking powder,old bay seasoning and cayenne pepper.

4.Pat the fish dry and Cut the filet's in to 1 inch strips,season both sides with salt and pepper.

5.Pour the cornstarch in to a bowl and dredge the fish into the cornstarch then coat the fish into the beer batter.

6.Slide the fish in to the oil and fry the fish turning over frequently until deep golden color and cooked through 4 to 5 minutes.

7.Transfer to a paper towel lined baking sheet and let them drain once all the fish is done Enjoy with your chip's.

Slow Cooker Home Made Ketchup

A simple delicious ketchup recipe to go with those fries.Most store ketchup is full of high fructose corn syrup this is a much better and kid friendly recipe.

What you will need:

2 (28 ounce) cans peeled ground tomatoes

1/2 cup water, divided

2/3 cup white sugar

3/4 cup distilled white vinegar

1 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1 3/4 teaspoons salt

1/8 teaspoon celery salt

1/8 teaspoon mustard powder

1/4 teaspoon finely ground black pepper

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon cumin

Instructions:

Pour ground tomatoes into slow cooker. Swirl 1/4 cup water in each emptied can and pour into slow cooker. Add sugar, vinegar, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, celery salt, mustard powder, black pepper, cayenne pepper,dried oregano,1/2 teaspoon cumin and whole clove; whisk to combine.Turn your slower Cooker on low,10 hours uncovered, until mixture is reduced by half and very thick.Stir every hour.Once it is done transfer to a blender and blend the ketchup until smooth if needed you can strain it threw a strainer, then cool completely before transferring to a squeeze bottle or dipping dishes.



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