Beer Battered Cod

Beer Battered Cod

My husband loves fried fish, fried shrimp, fried….anything really. This simple recipe is one of his favorites, I have to keep it in our normal dinner rotation.

I am picky about fish, I do not want it to be slimy or fishy or canned tuna. My go-to fish is always Cod, its has a mild flavor and is normally relatively inexpensive. If you do not like cod, you can use any fish that you do like.


3 large Cod filets (sliced into serving sizes)

1 1/4 cup of flour

1 egg beaten

1 teaspoon of garlic powder

1 teaspoon of cajun seasoning

1 bottle of beer (12oz) I like a dark german beer, but you can use whatever you have.

1/2 cup of flour for dusting the filets in before putting them in the batter.

Large pan or pot with 2 1/2-3 inches of oil heated on medium high

Start heating the oil so it will have time to get hot when the filets are ready.

Mix the flour, egg, and seasonings together and then add the beer.

Take the pieces of filet and cover them in flour and then put them into the batter.

When a drop of water sizzles in the oil, its ready for frying.

Add the filets into the oil, do  not crowd them. Fry them until the batter is a nice golden brown. Use tongs to turn them once while they are cooking.

When they are done let them drain on a plate or wire wrack with a  paper towel on it.

Serve the fish with cocktail and tarter sauce and french fries! Yum!

Happy Cooking!