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What’s For Dinner? Easy Pan-Fried Fish!

Why We Love It

This meal from reader Dave is the perfect fast, easy weeknight treat. You probably have all the ingredients required in your pantry right now!

Ingredients

  • 4 fish fillets, thawed and at room temperature
  • ½ cup gluten-free flour (any blend will do)
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • Canola oil for frying
  • One 355 mL can club soda or gluten-free beer (like Glutenberg Blonde), refrigerated

Method

  1. Put enough oil in a large frying pan just so it covers the bottom. Place on stovetop and heat on medium until the oil is hot (shimmering but not smoking – about 400 degrees).
  2. Mix the dry ingredients together. Place about ¾ of the mixture into a wide bowl and the remaining mixture on a plate.
  3. Slowly add the liquid to the bowl of dry mixture until the mixture is slightly thicker than pancake batter. (You may not need the entire can of liquid.)
  4. Pat fish dry with paper towel.
  5. Dredge fish fillets in the reserve mixture on the plate and then dip into the wet mixture.
  6. Carefully place fish in oil. Cook two to three minutes per side.
  7. Serve with a slice of lemon and enjoy!

Tips

  • You can customize this dish by swapping out the spices for different ones. However, don’t leave out the salt or baking powder.
  • This dish pairs perfectly with these oven-baked fries.
  • If you’re looking for a deep-fryer recipe, try my dad’s secret concoction!

(Original Source: http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2012/03/gluten-free-beer-battered-fish-fry.html)

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What’s For Dinner? Classic Fish and Chips!

Why We Love It

There’s nothing more Maritime than a good feast of fish and chips. Plus, preparing it at home means no concerns about cross-contamination. This recipe makes enough for four people and can easily be scaled back or doubled.

Ingredients

  • Four medium-sized russet potatoes
  • Eight haddock fillets
  • ½ cup gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup gluten-free Bisquick
  • One can of 7-Up or gluten-free beer (like Glutenberg Blonde)
  • Sea salt
  • Oil for frying

Method

  1. Heat deep fat fryer to 374 degrees.
  2. While fryer is heating up, cut potatoes into sticks.
  3. Once fryer is hot, place fries in basket and place in fryer for 8 to 10 minutes (depending on how big the fries are).
  4. Heat oven to about 200 degrees. When the French fries are cooked, place them on a cookie sheet, season with salt, and keep them warm in the oven.
  5. Turn fryer down to about 320 degrees.
  6. Mix the gluten-free flour and Bisquick together. Then, stir in the liquid until a thick batter is formed. If you need more liquid, add a little bit of water.
  7. Dip the haddock fillets in the batter and then carefully drop directly into the oil.
  8. After five minutes, use a large, flat spoon to remove the fish.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

Tips

  • Using a fresh can or bottle of 7-Up is important! The carbonation keeps the batter light.
  • You can also use this batter for onion rings or chicken wings. Check your deep fryer’s manual for cooking time.
  • Round out this meal with homemade tartar sauce.

 

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