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Beer Battered Fish & Chips

A recipe for light crispy beer battered fish and zesty french fries that will satisfy the pickiest eaters. Pair with homemade tarter sauce and ketchup! Easy & delicious!
Author Divas Can Cook


  • 2 lbs cod thawed, pat dry
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 14 cup P.A.N white cornmeal
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon blackened cajun seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1 egg white beaten until stiff
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • oil for frying
  • 2 russet potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • pinch of cayenne


  • In a large bowl whisk together flour, salt and white cornmeal.
  • Mix in garlic powder, black pepper, smoked paprika, and blackened cajun seasoning.
  • Stir in melted butter, beaten egg and stiff egg whites.
  • Add in the beer and stir just until combined. Do not over stir.
  • Let batter rest covered in a warm place for 1 hour.
  • When the hour is up, heat some oil in a deep skillet.
  • Cut the potatoes into thin strips.
  • Place potatoes into the oil and fry until lightly golden.
  • Drain paper towels.
  • Immediately sprinkle with french fry seasoning.
  • Dip the fish into the batter and let excess drip off.
  • Immediately place the fish into the hot oil and fry until deep golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Serve fish and chip with tarter sauce and ketchup



Feel free to add more seasoning to the fish batter or the fries! I don't like my fish batter to have a strong seasoned taste so I don't add too much.