Crunchy Beer Battered Cod

Crunchy Beer Battered Cod


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About this recipe: The perfect battered fish to be enjoyed with chips and ketchup. Cod is coated in a beer batter, then dredged in cornflake crumbs and fried to perfection.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 egg
  • 350ml beer
  • 125g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 450g cod fillets
  • 185g cornflakes cereal, crushed into crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 litre oil for frying

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. In a medium bowl, beat together egg, beer, flour, garlic granules, salt and pepper. Place cod in the bowl and thoroughly coat with the mixture.
  2. In a separate medium bowl, mix the cornflake crumbs and Cajun seasoning. Dip the cod in the crumb mixture and thoroughly coat all sides.
  3. In a large, heavy frying pan or deep-fat fryer, heat the oil to 190 degrees C. Fry the fish until golden brown and flesh is easily flaked with a fork.

Alternatives to cod:

Try this recipe with inexpensive fresh coley or pouting. They both belong to the cod family but are much cheaper and available in larger supermarkets or fishmongers.

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