Fish and Chips

April 9, 2013 8:54:13 AM PDT
In honor of the 3rd Annual Blue Chip Brewfest at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Executive Chef Patrick Higgins has added beer to these Midwest favorite dishes.

For the Beer Batter

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup cornstarch
one 12-ounce can beer (ale, larger)
1 large egg
2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1 teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon black pepper

For the Fish

6 cups peanut or canola oil
1 1/2 pounds skinless fillets (cod, flounder, fluke, or haddock), cut into four pieces, less than ¾-inch thick
salt and pepper
malt vinegar, or lemon

Pre heat fryer to 350 degrees. Mix all dry ingredients together then add wet ingredients. Dredge fish in flour then dip in batter. Slowly place in hot oil and fry in deep fryer for 5 minutes.