About Batter Fish Recipe: The perfect winter appetizer, batter fish is a quick and easy fish recipe to prepare at home. Battered with maida and parsley and seasoned with just salt and pepper, here's our version of the quintessential batter fried fish which is easy and quick to prepare.
Ingredients of Batter Fish
500 gms any white firm flesh fish fillet (river sole or sea bass)
1 tbsp white flour (maida)
Handful of parsley, finely chopped
Oil (for deep frying)
For the batter:
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup white flour (maida)
1 egg (optional)
1 cup soda water
for garnishing salt and pepper
How to Make Batter Fish
1.Clean the fish under running water, pat dry and roll it in flour and parsley, keep aside
2.For the batter, in a clean bowl whisk together soda water, baking powder, egg, flour and the seasoning into smooth consistency
3.Heat the oil in wok/ deep pan
4.Now dip each piece of fish in batter, coating them well and gently place them into hot oil.
5.Fry on medium heat till golden
6.Serve with a wedge of lemon, chips with salt and vinegar.
For an airer, lighter texture, you can also make the batter with beer instead of soda water. This works wonderfully!
Key Ingredients: any white firm flesh fish fillet (river sole or sea bass), white flour (maida), parsley, Oil (for deep frying), For the batter:, baking powder, white flour (maida), egg (optional), soda water, salt and pepper