Lemon and Herb Fish in a Beer Batter Recipe

Fish fillets lightly seasoned in a dry spice marinade and dipped in a beer batter. The beer battered fish fillets are deep fried till golden brown.

Ingredients

  • 6 pieces of fresh fish fillets, rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon mixed ginger and garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon ¬†fine salt
  • 1 cup self raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 cup beer
  • 3 teaspoons oil
  • Additional oil for frying the fish

Method

  1. Combine the flour, mixed herbs, and salt together. Stir in the lemon juice, beer, and oil.
  2. Add the egg as well as the ginger and garlic paste.
  3. Mix well to form an even textured smooth batter.Additional beer may be added to allow the batter to have a thick “pouring” like consistency.
  4. Dip each piece of fish into the batter and fry in hot shallow oil.
  5. Allow the fish to fry on one side until firm and golden brown. Gently turning the fish over and allow to fry till well cooked.
  6. Serve the battered fish hot with spicy potato chips and lemon wedges.