Ask the Experts: Advice from 36 Handles Manager in El Dorado Hills
02/24/2016 09:13AM ● Published by David Norby
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Q: What’s the secret to achieving a light and crispy crust when battering and frying fish?
A: For light and crispy fish and chips, follow the following steps:
• Use sparkling water like Pellegrino to make the batter and add a little baking powder to the mixture.
• Dredge your piece of cod or haddock in flour.
• Make sure your batter is cold, then dip the fish and let the excess batter drip off (if you like your batter thicker, leave a little more on the fish). Carefully place fish in the oil.
• Make sure you use clean, fresh oil in your fryer; heat to a temperature of 350 degrees.
36 Handles Pub & Eatery
1010 White Rock Road, El Dorado Hills