Beer Battered Cod

A great go-with for cole slaw,  onion rings,  yam fries,  veggies, etc. and not to forget, your choice of beverage.

Ingredients:
4 pieces of 4oz cod loin
*Oil for deep-frying

Dredge:                                                                  16 Aug fish-fillet-2304336_1920
1 cup flour
1 tablespoon paprika
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 teaspoon black pepper

Batter:
1 355ml can dark beer
1 ½ cups flour
½ cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 egg white, beaten medium

Method:
Preheat deep fryer to 325 degrees farenheit.

Prepare dredge by mixing all ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl.

Pour beer into another medium sized mixing bowl. In separate bowl, mix flour, cornstarch, and baking powder. Whisk into beer Gently fold in beaten egg white into batter.

Ensure fish is patted dry with paper towel. Lighty dredge each piece in flour mixture, then gently dip in batter with tongs. Carefully lower the battered fish into the hot oil, and cook until internal temperature reaches 165F (approximately 5 minutes per side).

Remove to paper towel or raised grate to drain excess oil and serve hot!

Yields 4 pcs.

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