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Recipe type: Main, Fish
Cuisine: British
Serves: 2
  • Chips
  • 400 g potatoes
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Fish
  • 100 g plain flour
  • ½ tsp fine salt
  • ½ tsp English mustard powder
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 150-200 ml beer (stout, bitter, or lager)
  • 200-300 g white fish fillet
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • sunflower oil for frying
  • Accompaniments
  • mushy peas
  • tartar sauce, mayo, or vinegar
  1. Preheat the over to 180 °C.
  2. Line a baking tray with some baking paper or a pad.
  3. Cut potatoes into thick chips, width of a finger is ideal. Sprinkle with an oil, coat well. Spread the chips on a baking tray.
  4. Bake for 35-40 mins.
  5. For a fish batter mix flour with salt, mustard powder, ground pepper, and baking powder. Gradually add beer and beat well.
  6. Preheat oil in a deep frying pan.
  7. Coat fish with a batter and cook for 4 mins or so until the batter is golden.
  8. Drain the fish on kitchen towels, serve with chips, mushy peas and sauce.
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