Beer Batter Deep Fried Snapper

Beer Batter Deep Fried Snapper


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Deep fried fish - in a beer batter

leeanne51 Auckland, New Zealand

Serves: 4 

  • 4 portions snapper - filleted and boned
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 230ml beer
  • oil for deep frying

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl stirring until a smooth batter is formed
  2. Heat oil in heavy based fry fan until very hot.
  3. Coat fish in flour first then in the batter. Add to the hot oil - taking care as this is very dangerous - fry for 2 minutes until the batter is crispy and brown all over, then remove fish to drain.
  4. Cook only 1 or two pieces at a time

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Reviews (2)


This was real good. I did need to add a bit more beer to make the batter right. - 07 May 2013


I made this last night and my men loved it; so did I. It was way better than fish shop fish and it was so crisp! Thank you for sharing!! Jilly - 30 Apr 2016

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