Irish Fish and Chips Recipe

Recipes.net Team
Recipes.net Team Published March 13, 2020

This well-loved Irish fish and chips recipe is sure to be a favorite in your household too. The fish fillets are beer-battered for an extra crispy outer skin and sprinkled with malt vinegar, which has a unique nutty flavor to it.

How To Make Irish Fish and Chips

  • Cooking oil (as needed for frying)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 ½ cup beer
  • 3 lb. cod fillets (skinless and cut into medium pieces)
  • 1 plate fries (prepared according to instructions)
  • Malt vinegar (for serving)
  1. Heat about 2 inches of cooking oil in a skillet.
  2. In a mixing bowl, stir together flour, paprika, salt and pepper.
  3. Slowly add the beer and stir until smooth.

  4. Dip each fish piece into the batter.

  5. Allow the excess batter to drain off and then place the fish into the hot oil.

  6. Cook for about 4 to 5 minutes, turning once after 3 minutes.
  7. After both sides are golden brown and crispy, remove and keep warm in the oven until all portions are cooked.

  8. Sprinkle with malt vinegar and serve the fish with hot fries.

How To Make Irish Fish and Chips

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Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • Cooking oil, as needed for frying
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 ½ cup beer
  • 3 lb. cod fillets, skinless and cut into medium pieces
  • 1 plate fries, prepared according to instructions
  • Malt vinegar , for serving

Instructions

  1. Heat about 2 inches of cooking oil in a skillet.
  2. In a mixing bowl, stir together flour, paprika, salt and pepper.
  3. Slowly add the beer and stir until smooth.

  4. Dip each fish piece into the batter.

  5. Allow the excess batter to drain off and then place the fish into the hot oil.

  6. Cook for about 4 to 5 minutes, turning once after 3 minutes.
  7. After both sides are golden brown and crispy, remove and keep warm in the oven until all portions are cooked.

  8. Sprinkle with malt vinegar and serve the fish with hot fries.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 47mg
  • Calories: 366kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Cholesterol: 98mg
  • Fat: 2g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 1016mg
  • Protein: 45g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 286mg
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 495IU
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
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