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Beer Battered Flat Head Fillets | Fish & Chips

Fish and Chips Fit For A Queen
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 2 People


  • measuring cup
  • Fryer


  • 6 Flathead Fillets
  • 1 Litre Frying Oil
  • 1.5 Cups Self Raising Flour
  • .5 Cup Plain Flour
  • .5 Bottle Beer
  • Sea Salt Flake
  • Lemon Wedges
  • Tartare Sauce
  • Salad and chips to serve


  • Run your hands along the pieces of flat head fillets to make sure no bones are
    in the fish (remove if you find any).
  • For the beer batter, combine all the flour with the beer, stir to a thick batter. Don't mix
    the batter too much. A few lumps are fine. Rest in the fridge for at least 20 minutes.
  • Heat oil to 180C.
  • Lightly dust the flathead pieces in the dusting flour and dip the fish into the batter
    (shake off any excess batter).
  • Fry the fish for about 4 minutes until the batter is golden.
    Drain on a wire rack and season with salt.
  • Serve with chips, simple salad, tartare sauce and a wedge of lemon. ENJOY!