For the batter, place
All-Purpose Flour (1 cup)
Corn Starch (1/4 cup)
Baking Powder (1/2 Tbsp)
Cayenne Pepper (1 tsp)
Ground White Pepper (1/2 tsp)
Salt (1 tsp)
Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp)
into a mixing bowl.
Beer (1 cup)
and whisk vigorously until smooth. Allow the batter to stand for 30 minutes before use.
All-Purpose Flour (3/4 cup)
Salt (1 tsp)
Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp)
Ground White Pepper (1/4 tsp)
Cayenne Pepper (1 pinch)
onto a large plate.
Cooking Oil (as needed)
for deep frying at 360–375 degrees F (180-190 degrees F). At this stage, pop the
French Fries (7 3/4 cups)
in a 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) air fryer for 8-10 minutes (or bake on a tray in the oven for 15–20 minutes) until golden and crispy.
In a medium (not metal) bowl, pour boiling water over the
Frozen Green Peas (1 1/2 cups)
and rinse them with cold water to replenish them.
Once the oil is moderately hot, coat the
Frozen Cod Fillets (4)
well in seasoned flour, followed by a generous coating of batter. Allow excess to drip off.
Fry fish until golden brown on both sides for about 8–10 minutes (depending on the thickness of the fish). When cut open, the flesh should be white and opaque and flake apart.
Place on a kitchen paper towel to absorb excess oil. Reheat peas and
Butter (4 Tbsp)
briefly in a microwave until butter is melted and seasoned. Season the fries too.
Serve crispy fried fish immediately with fries, buttery peas,
Tartar Sauce (to taste)
Lemon Wedge (1)