A great recipe for battered fish
Fish is very tasty and healthy. It is possible to prepare many dishes in the oven or in a frying pan. Today we are going to fry the fish in batter. It's quite easy, even for an inexperienced cook. If previously you do not get this dish, it's likely due to improperly cooked batter. In this article you will learn how to make a good batter for fish, to spread on the pan.
Recipe of fish tempura
Fish choose any that you like. It is most convenient to use fillets. You can buy already ready or separate the meat yourself. So, let's start cooking.
- fish fillet — 0.5 kg
- lemon juice — 1 tbsp
- sunflower oil
- eggs — 2 PCs
- wheat flour — 5 tbsp
- sour cream — 100 g
- seasoning for fish
- salt, black pepper
Method of preparation:
- Fillet cut into portions, salt, pepper and drizzle with lemon juice.
- Pour the flour into a deep bowl, add eggs, sour cream, salt and sprinkle with spices. Mix well so that there are no lumps, and leave to infuse for 15 minutes.
- In skillet heat the sunflower oil. It should be a lot, about 5-6 tablespoons. When the oil is well heated, you can start frying. Each piece dip in batter and place into the pan. Fry until Golden brown. The fire set above average.
- With a fork remove deep-fried pieces and lay out on a dish covered with a paper towel to excess fat stack.
Serve with mashed potatoes or vegetables. Bon appetit!
A few nuances about cooking:
- if you want the crust was crispy, fry with the lid open. If you want to make it more soft, on the contrary — when closed
- be sure to heat the oil until hot condition before frying, otherwise the batter will spread, and the dish will be spoiled
- the dough should not be very liquid. If necessary, add a little flour
- very tasty fish in cheese batter. To create the batter, mix the coarsely grated cheese (150 g), three eggs and two tablespoons of flour
- very convenient to get hot pieces of fish special tongs
- this method of cooking allows to keep all useful properties of fish meat. It is very useful and contains a lot of phosphorus, vitamins and other necessary for the human body substances
- you can also cook the dish in a deep fryer
- there is one interesting method of cooking the batter on the cognac. The meat is very tender. Dissolve flour in warm milk, add about 15 ml of brandy, vegetable oil and yolk of one egg, salt, sprinkle with dry herbs. Just before frying, whisk egg white and insert into the batter
- if the fish is frozen, thaw it at room temperature. Defrost in microwave or hot water will not only reduce the level of useful properties, but also damage the texture of the meat. In the process of cooking it will fall apart
- lemon juice will not only make the taste more spicy, but also eliminate specific smell of fish
- to the oil was not sprayed, a little add salt it before heating
- if you can separate the fillet from the bones, use a special sharp knife
- the dish is very tasty to serve both hot and cold;
- there is one simple way to make the fish tender and juicy. Mix the water, sugar, salt to taste and pour over meat. Let infused for 10-15 minutes.
We wish you success in your culinary achievements!