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Beer-Battered Fish And Chips

Beer-Battered Fish And Chips


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • one 12-ounce can beer or ale
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • about 6 cups peanut, canola, or other vegetable oil for deep-frying
  • 1 ½ pounds (or a little more) skinless fish fillets (large flounder and fluke, haddock, hake, cod, pollock, ocean perch, or tautog), cut into 4 thin (less than ¾ inch) slices
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4- or 5-quart dutch oven
  • deep-frying thermometer or an electric deep fryer
  • a whisk
  • a baking sheet
  • a pair of tongs