Tasty Beer Batter Fish

Tasty Beer Batter Fish
beer batter

What is Beer Batter ?

Beer batter, is a crisp coating made from beer and flour, together with other ingredients which can include salt or water. Carbon dioxide bubbles in the beer make the batter expand, giving it its characteristic light, crisp texture. In this post

How to make Beer Battered Fish ?

beer batter fish

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 15 min
Resting time: 20 min


● 1 CUP all-purpose flour
● 2 TABLESPOONS cornstarch
● ½ TEASPOON baking soda
● 6 OUNCES beer
● 1 egg beaten
● ¾ CUP all-purpose flour
● ½ TEASPOON paprika
● 1 TEASPOON salt
● ¼ TEASPOON freshly ground black pepper
● PINCH cayenne pepper
● 1½ POUNDS cod cut into 4 or 5 pieces
● Vegetable oil

Let’s look at the steps below to make this delicious recipe:

1st Step: Combine the 1 cup of flour, cornstarch and baking soda in a large bowl. Add the beer and egg and stir until smooth. Cover the bowl of batter with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.

2nd Step: Combine the 3/4 cup of flour, paprika, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper in a shallow dredging pan.

3rd Step: Pat the cod fish fillets dry with a paper towel. Dip the fish into the batter, coating all sides. Let the excess batter drip off and then coat each fillet with the seasoned flour. Sprinkle any leftover flour on the fish fillets and pat gently to adhere the flour to the batter.

4th Step: Pre-heat the air fryer to 390°F.

5th Step: Generously spritz both sides of the coated fish filets with vegetable oil and place them in the air fryer basket. Air-fry for 12 minutes at 390ºF. Spritz with more oil during the cooking process if there are any dry spots on the coating.

6th Step: Our beer batter fish is ready. Serve immediately with lemon wedges, malt vinegar and tartar sauce.

beer batter fish

My review about this dish

Beer batter is very simple to make and mainly it is used to make fish. All the ingredients are easily available in the market. Everyone can try this.


  • Here 4 recipes are discussed 
  • It is suitable for all the ages (13+)
  • It is healthy 

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