The classic fish and chips platter needs to separate introduction. Visit any restaurant serving continental cuisine, you will find this dish to be a popular choice among its patrons. This dish consists of a slab of crispy battered fish, served with fries and tartar sauce. Fish and chips is considered to be a British comfort food. History has it, this dish first appeared in the United Kingdom in the 1860s, which might have come from the Western Sephardic Jewish immigrants from Holland. Over the years, this more than 150-year-old dish has gained much popularity around the world.
Hence, we bring you the recipe of the famous fish and chips, which will remind you of the taste and flavour that your favourite restaurant serves. Traditionally, this dish is fried in a single utensil – first the chips, then the fish and again the chips in the end.
Here’s The Step-By-Step Recipe for the Complete Fish And Chips Platter:
How to make the fried fish:
All you need to remember is, the battered fishes should be deep fried in oil. The batter is generally made with flour, baking soda, lemon/vinegar and a few other ingredients.
Here are the ingredients:
Fish fillet- 1
Lemon juice- 1 tablespoon
Mustard sauce- 1 tablespoon
Flour- 1 tablespoon
Salt- as per taste
Black pepper– as per taste
Oil- 2 tablespoon (for batter)
Bread crumbs- half to one cup
Oil- to fry
Take a look at the recipe video on NDTV Food YouTube Channel to understand the preparation process better:
How to make the chips?
This dish is just not complete without loads of French fries by the side. Most of us, who like replicating the restaurant-style French fries at home, opt for the frozen fries from the market and fry them at home. But did you know, French fries can also be easily made at home? If you too want to make French fries at home from the scratch, we have a perfect recipe for you.
Some people like have chips (wafers) instead of French fries. Here’s the recipe for crispy and crunchy potato chips.
How to make tartar sauce at home:
Tartar sauce is a popular condiment, made with mayonnaise, some veggies and herbs. You can easily get a bottle of tartar sauce in the market, but making it at home is equally simple.
What are you waiting for? Wear your chef coat and prepare restaurant-style fish and chips at home to treat yourself and the family. Bon Appétit!
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