Irish Beer-Battered Fish and Chips Recipe

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Recipes.net Team 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.

Irish Beer-Battered Fish and Chips Recipe Video

How To Make Irish Beer-Battered Fish and Chips

Prep: 20 mins
Chill Time: 1 days
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 1 days 45 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 5 cups vegetable oil, for frying
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 cup rice flour, not glutinous
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 cups beer
  • 3 lbs grouper fillet, skinless and cut into medium pieces
  • salt and ground white pepper, to season

To Seve:

  • 1 cup potato fries
  • ¼ cup ranch dressing
  • ¼ cup ketchup

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, prepare batter by stirring together the rice flour, 2 cups of the all-purpose flour, paprika, and beer. Whisk until smooth.

  2. Cover and chill the batter for at least 2 hours, better if overnight.

  3. When ready, preheat frying oil in a deep skillet.

  4. Prepare a dredging station by placing the remaining flour into a bowl.

  5. Season the flour with salt and pepper. Whisk to combine.

  6. Dredge the fish fillets in seasoned flour, pat until all excess flour has fallen off.

  7. Dip them into the prepared batter. Allow the excess batter to drain off and then place the fish into the hot oil.

  8. Deep fry for about 4 to 5 minutes, turning once after 3 minutes.

  9. After both sides are golden brown and crispy, remove and allow to drain on paper towels.

  10. Serve immediately with potato fries and any dipping sauce of your choice.

Recipe Notes

  • For your choice of fish, you may also choose cod, black cod, haddock pollack, striped bass, hake, mahi-mahi fillets

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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 105mg
  • Calories: 2846kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 124g
  • Cholesterol: 105mg
  • Fat: 235g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Iron: 8mg
  • Potassium: 1722mg
  • Protein: 67g
  • Saturated Fat: 182g
  • Sodium: 622mg
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Vitamin A: 486IU
  • Vitamin C: 5mg
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