Copycat Applebee’s Hand-Battered Fish and Chips Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: April 14, 2020 Modified: July 1, 2020
Copycat Applebee’s Hand-Battered Fish and Chips Recipe

This copycat Applebee’s recipe is absolutely out of this world. Making perfectly fried fish can be a struggle for some, but this recipe makes it so easy! Each bite is incredibly crispy, without being too heavy or greasy. Give it a try!

How To Make Copycat Applebee’s Hand-Battered Fish and Chips

  • 3 qt vegetable oil
  • 4 potatoes (large, cut into 1/4-inch wide sticks)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp seafood seasoning
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 lb haddock fillets (skinned and cut into strips)
  • 1 bottle beer

Chips

  1. Over medium heat, warm the oil in a large deep pot. Allow oil to heat to 325°F.

  2. Fry potatoes in the oil in small batches. Each batch should cook about 4 to 5 minutes.

  3. Remove fried potatoes from the pot and place on a paper towel-lined baking sheet to drain. 

Fried fish

  1. Raise the oil temperature in the pot to roughly 375 degrees.

  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, seasoning, and salt. Create a well in the mixture and add the cold beer into the center. Mix to combine.

  3. Coat the fish fillets in the mixture and add to the oil in batches. Fry the fish fillets until golden brown.

  4. Once the fillets are done, remove from oil and place on a paper towel-lined plate to drain and cool before serving.

How To Make Copycat Applebee’s Hand-Battered Fish and Chips

4 from 4 votes
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 20 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 3 qt vegetable oil
  • 4 potatoes, large, cut into 1/4-inch wide sticks
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp seafood seasoning
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 lb haddock fillets, skinned and cut into strips
  • 1 bottle beer

Instructions

Chips

  1. Over medium heat, warm the oil in a large deep pot. Allow oil to heat to 325°F.

  2. Fry potatoes in the oil in small batches. Each batch should cook about 4 to 5 minutes.

  3. Remove fried potatoes from the pot and place on a paper towel-lined baking sheet to drain. 

Fried fish

  1. Raise the oil temperature in the pot to roughly 375 degrees.

  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, seasoning, and salt. Create a well in the mixture and add the cold beer into the center. Mix to combine.

  3. Coat the fish fillets in the mixture and add to the oil in batches. Fry the fish fillets until golden brown.

  4. Once the fillets are done, remove from oil and place on a paper towel-lined plate to drain and cool before serving.

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