Beer Battered Fish Recipe

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Tracy Henderson Modified: March 21, 2022
Beer Battered Fish Recipe

How To Make Beer Battered Fish

Crispy, golden brown fresh cod fillets coated in beer batter, this beer batter fish recipe is the perfect snack or dinner to end a long week.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 2lbscodcut into 5 inch pieces
  • 2tspkosher salt
  • ½tspblack peppercoarse ground
  • 1cupflour
  • 1tbspgarlic powder
  • 1tbsppaprika
  • 1large egg
  • 12ozbeer
  • canola oilfor frying


  1. Heat 3 inches of oil in a dutch oven to 365 degrees F.

  2. Dry the cod well then season with salt and pepper.

  3. Mix the flour with the garlic powder and paprika, then add in the egg. Mix well. Whisk in the beer slowly.

  4. Dip the fish into the batter then carefully into the oil frying until golden brown then transfer to a wire rack.

Recipe Notes


Don’t transfer the fish to a paper towel or newspaper as it will create a steam.



  • Calories: 411.48kcal
  • Fat: 8.19g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.15g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.85g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.42g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.87g
  • Fiber: 1.75g
  • Sugar: 0.37g
  • Protein: 46.26g
  • Cholesterol: 144.02mg
  • Sodium: 848.83mg
  • Calcium: 59.23mg
  • Potassium: 1082.97mg
  • Iron: 2.00mg
  • Vitamin A: 89.18µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.31mg
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