Deep Fried Catfish and "Chips"

"Chips" are onion rings in this recipe

Deep Fried Catfish and "Chips"
Deep Fried Catfish and "Chips"

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 1

    tsp. salt

  • 2

    Tbsp. melted butter

  • 2

    eggs, beaten

  • 1

    cup beer

  • 2

    egg whites, stiffly beaten

  • Vegetable oil, for deep frying

  • 4

    catfish fillets, about 6 ounces each

  • 2

    large onions, thinly sliced and separated injto rings

  • Tartar Sauce (see recipe in "Miscellaneous" cookbook)

Directions

Sift the flour and salt into a bowl. Stir in the melted butter and the eggs. Gradually add the beer and stir until the batter is smooth. Let the batter stand in a warm place fo 1 hour, then fold in the beaten egg whites. Fill a large, deep, heavy pot halfway with vegetable oil. Hea the oil to 350 degees. Dip the fish fillets in the beer batter and cook 2 at a time in the hot oil for 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until fish is golden and flakes easily when tested with a fork. Drain on paper towels. Dip the onion rings in the batter and fry them in batches until golden, about 2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with salt.

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