Deep-fried fish



vegetable oil for deep-frying

300g/11oz plain flour

3 teaspoons salt

2 teaspoons baking powder

900g/2lb cod fillets

2 eggs

250ml/9fl oz milk

2 tablespoons olive oil


  • Preheat the oil in a deep-fryer or wok to 180°C/350°F (test by

frying a small cube of bread; it should brown in 30 seconds).

  • In a bowl, mix together the flour, salt and baking powder. Dredge the cod fillets in the flour mixture, shaking off any excess. Reserve the remaining mixture.
  • Lightly beat the eggs with the milk and olive oil. Mix in the reserved flour mixture and beat until smooth.
  • Dip the cod fillets into the batter, and deep-fry until crunchy and golden brown. Drain on kitchen paper, and serve straight away.



Subscribe to our newsletter to receive news & updates right on your mailbox.