Food on the Hill: Fried Halibut

 
This Week’s Recipe: Fried Halibut
 
Photo by Sue York/ladailypost.com

Ingredients:

1 to 1½ pounds of halibut, Skin off
canola oil for frying
one egg white, beaten
½ cup beer
1/3cup plus 2 tablespoons flour
1/8 cup cornstarch
½ teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper
 
Directions:
 
Clean your fish fillets so that most of the dark meat (gray) is trimmed off. Take out any pin bones. Rinse the fish and pat it dray with paper towels. Cut the fish into smaller pieces, about 4 “x 1 “ thick. Mix together the ingredients with a whisk.
 
Photo by Sue York/ladailypost.com
 
The batter will look lumpy. Bring  the oil up to temperature on the stove top (335-345 degrees). 
 
Photo by Sue York/ladailypost.com
 
Dip each piece into the batter and then gently into the hot pan. Fry until golden and then flip over and cook the other side.
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Once cooked, drain on paper towels until the rest are cooked.
 
Photo by Sue York/ladailypost.com
 
Fried Halibut
 
Photo by Sue York/ladailypost.com
 

 

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