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DEEP-FRIED HAKE IN BEER-STYLE BATTER

DEEP-FRIED HAKE IN BEER-STYLE BATTER

A quick and easy, light beer-style batter envelops mildly flavoured, flaky Cape Hake fillets, making them yummy and ultra-crispy.
Serves 4
4 x I&J Deep Water Hake Fillets
Oil, for deep-frying
200 g cake flour for batter, plus extra for dusting
4 tsp (20 ml) baking powder
300 ml non-alcoholic, unflavoured beer
1. 
Fill a deep pot or deep-fat fryer with oil and pre-heat to 190°C.
Fill a deep pot or deep-fat fryer with oil and pre-heat to 190°C.
2. 
Whisk the cake flour and baking powder together. Add the non-alcoholic beer and mix to a smooth batter.
Whisk the cake flour and baking powder together. Add the non-alcoholic beer and mix to a smooth batter.
3. 
Season the frozen I&J Deep Water Hake Fillets. Dust with the extra cake flour and then dip into the batter. Gently lower the fillets into the hot oil. Cook for approximately 8 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through. Place on paper towels before serving.
Season the frozen I&J Deep Water Hake Fillets. Dust with the extra cake flour and then dip into the batter. Gently lower the fillets into the hot oil. Cook for approximately 8 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through. Place on paper towels before serving.
4. 
Serve with fries and fresh lime or lemon wedges.
Serve with fries and fresh lime or lemon wedges.
A quick and easy, light beer-style batter envelops mildly flavoured, flaky Cape Hake fillets, making them yummy and ultra-crispy.
4 x I&J Deep Water Hake Fillets
Oil, for deep-frying
200 g cake flour for batter, plus extra for dusting
4 tsp (20 ml) baking powder
300 ml non-alcoholic, unflavoured beer

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