Pan fried cod fillet and french fries. black surface. top view Premium Photo


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

2 teaspoons sugar

2 teaspoons salt

1 cup water

1 egg

Peanut oil for frying

2 1/2 pounds cod fillets, cut into individual portions


  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, water, and egg; mix well.
  • Set the temperature control knob to medium, 325 degrees.
  • Heat about 1 inch of peanut oil in skillet until hot.
  • Dip the cod fillets into the batter, coating completely, then fry in the oil for 4 to 5 minutes
  • per side, or until the coating is golden and the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Drain on a paper towel-lined platter. Serve immediately.
  • Serve with tartar sauce or malt vinegar if desired