Batter

100g plain flour

100g rice flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 pinch fine salt

1 can of beer

 

Fish

600g skinless thick white fish fillet such as cod or grouper

100g plain flour

1 recipe batter

2L peanut or grape seed oil

 

Batter

  1. Whisk the dry ingredients together and then slowly whisk in the beer.
  2. Continue to whisk until you achieve a silky texture.
  3. Make this an hour in advance.

Fish

  1. Cut the fish into 8 long pieces along the fillet.
  2. Add to the flour and coat well.
  3. Leave for 5 minutes to hydrate the flour.
  4. Heat the oil to 180°C in a suitable pan. Use the AEG SensePro Induction Cooktop paired with the AEG SensePro Wireless Food Sensor, which provides precise temperature readings.
  5. Remove the fish from the flour and dust to remove any excess.
  6. Add to the batter and coat evenly.
  7. Add to the oil one piece at a time and fry until golden.
To serve

Serve the fish on a large platter with the hot sauce served in a bowl for guests to help themselves.