Good tasting, simple recipe for New England’s favorite dish fish and chips. Serve with malt vinegar, lemon, or tartar sauce.
- 4 large potatoes, peeled and cut into strips
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 cup milk
- 1 egg
- 1 quart vegetable oil for frying
- 1 ½ pounds cod fillets
- 1 Place potatoes in a medium-size bowl of cold water. In a separate medium-size mixing bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper. Stir in the milk and egg; stir until the mixture is smooth. Let mixture stand for 20 minutes.
- 2 Preheat the oil in a large pot or electric skillet to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- 3 Fry the potatoes in the hot oil until they are tender. Drain them on paper towels.
- 4 Dredge the fish in the batter, one piece at a time, and place them in the hot oil. Fry until the fish is golden brown. If necessary, increase the heat to maintain the 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) temperature. Drain well on paper towels.
- 5 Fry the potatoes again for 1 to 2 minutes for added crispness.
- Calories 782.3
- Carbohydrate 91.9 g
- Cholesterol 124.6 mg
- Fat 26.2 g
- Fiber 9.1 g
- Protein 44.6 g
- Saturated Fat 4.3 g
- Sodium 860.7 mg
- Sugar 5.9 g