Crabbie’s Battered Fish & Chips

Crabbie's Battered Fish & Chips

Ingredients

For the fish

  • 300 g cod fillets
  • 300 ml Crabbie’s Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer
  • 250 g flour
  • 3 tbs baking powder
  • 1 kg chipping potatoes, cut into chips

For the tartar sauce

  • 200 ml mayonnaise
  • 2 shallots
  • 3 tbs capers
  • 3 tbs cornichons
  • 1 lime
  • 150 ml Crabbie’s Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer

Method

  • Preheat the fryer to 140c, blanch the chips for 10 mins set aside
  • For the tartar sauce, reduce the Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer by 2/3 set aside to cool, place the mayo,capers, cornichons, shallots, reduced Crabbie’s and the juice of lime in a food processor. Pulse 3 times for 10 seconds a time set aside
  • Put the fryer up to 190c
  • For the batter put the flour in a bowl, start to add the Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer while whisking the mix until it is thick enough to coat a spoon. Last minute whisk in the baking power to make a lighter batter
  • Coat the cod in the batter then slowly put into the fryer for 4 minutes, as soon as the fish comes out put the chips down again