Beer-Battered Fish with Smoked-Paprika Mayonnaise

Photo by Stuart J.

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 6 to 8

    cups vegetable oil for frying

  • 3/4

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 3/4

    teaspoon salt

  • 3/4

    cup beer (not dark)

  • 8

    (2 1/2 oz) pieces of pollack, Pacific

  • cod, or catfish fillet (3/4 to 1

  • inch thick)

  • 1/4

    cup drained bottled capers, coarsely chopped.

  • 1/4

    teaspoon hot Spanish smoked paprika

  • GARNISH: lemon wedges

Directions

Heat 2 inches of oil in a wide 5 to 6 quart heavy pot over high heat unitl it registers 380 degrees F on thermometer. While oil is heating, wisk together flour and salt in a shallow bowl, then whisk in beer (batter will be thick). Coat each piece of fish with batter and transfer to hot oil with tongs (remove thermometer). Cook over high heat, turning once, until golden and just cooked through, 5 to 6 minutes total, then transfer fish to paper towels to drain. While fish fries, whisk capers and paprika into mayonnaise in a bowl. Serve with fish.

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