Olde English Fish & Chips from The Olde English Pub & Pantry

Posted at: 08/31/2012 2:54 PM | Updated at: 09/01/2012 9:23 AM

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Olde English Fish & Chips

from The Olde English Pub & Pantry

-A recipe for the traditional dish at home.

What you’ll need:

-9oz cuts of fresh Atlantic Cod

-1 bag New England Clam Fry Coating OR General Purpose Coating

-1, 4 qt container Canola Oil/Peanut Oil

-2 cups Newcastle brand Brown Ale

-2 cups heavy cream

-5-6 large eggs

-Mayonnaise

-Sweet Pickle Relish

-Whole Lemons (2-3 should be fine)

-1 large bag frozen ‘steak cut’ fries.

-Salt + pepper

 

-In a medium Saucepan pour 2-3 inches of canola/peanut oil.  Place on stove-top and bring to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

-The next step is to create two separate ‘dipping stations’.  These pans should be deep so as to avoid spillage.  Fill one of these with your ‘coating’

-The second pan is for your ‘pre-dip’.  This is created by simply combining the measured amounts of Newcastle brand Brown Ale, heavy cream, eggs, and 1tbsp of salt.  Whisk thoroughly.

-While bringing your oil to temperature mix together even proportions of mayonnaise and sweet pickle relish to make your ‘tartar sauce’;  Adding salt, pepper, and lemon ‘to taste.’

-When oil is ‘to temp’ take one cut of 9oz Atlantic cod and dip in the ‘pre-dip’ pan.  Two or more dips will ensure even coverage.

-Next, place cod in your ‘coating’.  Rubbing the fish down with the coating will ensure a similarly even coating.

-Carefully place your battered and breaded fish into your oil.

-Both the coating and fish will cook quickly, between 4-6 minutes.  You will best know your fish is done when it is floating and the breading reaches a light golden-brown color.

-Carefully remove the fish with either tongs or a wire strainer.  This will keep it from breaking.  Place on a folded paper towel to remove excess grease.

-Serve on top of oven-baked ‘steak cut’ fries, seasoned with salt, and with a side of your tartar sauce.  Add a wedge of lemon to top the dish and you have yourself home-made ‘Olde English’ style Fish and Chips.

 



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