Fish and chip is an economical, quick and nourishing one dish meal.
Categorized under western menu you can find this classic menu in any bistro or cafe.
Easy to prepare with simple ingredients.The most popular choices of fish were cod, red snappers, dory or any white fish.
Fish and chips is classically served with chips, peas and tartar sauce.
- Flour -- 1 1/4 cups
- Salt -- 1 teaspoon
- Egg yolk -- 1
- 1 1/4 cup water
- Oil -- 1 tablespoon
- Baking potatoes, peeled, cut 1/2-inch thick slices and soaked in cold water -- 4
- Oil -- for deep frying
- Fish (any firm white fish), cut into serving size pieces -- 1 1/2 to 2 pounds
- Salt and pepper -- to taste
- Egg white, beaten until it forms stiff peaks -- 1
- Flour -- 1 cup
- Sift the 1 1/4 cups flour and 1 teaspoon salt together into a large bowl. Make a well in the center and add the water, egg yolk and 1 tablespoon oil. Beat well with a whisk until smooth, and then set aside to rest for about 30 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 200°F and heat oil in a fryer or deep pot to 365-375°F. Drain the potatoes and pat dry. Add potatoes to the hot oil in batches, dropping in one at a time to keep them from sticking together. Fry until well browned, then drain and transfer to a paper towel-lined pan in the oven to keep them warm. Let the oil return to the proper temperature between batches.
- Season the fish fillets with salt and pepper. Gently fold the whipped egg whites into the prepared batter with a spatula. Place the 1 cup flour into a large bowl. Dip the fillets into the flour, coating them on all sides and shaking off the excess. Set aside on a plate or platter.
- Working in batches, dip the floured fish fillets into the batter and then gently drop into the hot oil. Fry until browned on all sides. Remove from the oil and hold in the preheated oven while you fry the remaining fillets.
- Serve the fish and chips tartar sauce, a sprinkling of salt and tartar sauce
- Cod, sole and hake are the fish most commonly used to make fish and chips, but any firm, white-fleshed fish will do.
Cook's Note :-
Another way of getting your Fish N Chips done is by using breadcrumbs. Apply the same principle and cat fish with crumbs, deep fry till brown.
Menu ini sebenarnya tidak memerlukan resipi, cukup mudah menyediakanya. Terdapat dua cra yang digunakan, satu dengan membuat adunan tepung seperti membuat goreng pisang dan satu lagi dengan menggunakan serbuk roti. Menu klasik ini merupakan sajian favorite di bistro dan cafe, dihidang bersama potato chips, salad dan sos tartar.
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