Battered Halibut Fish and Chips

Battered Alaskan halibut fish and chips recipeBattered Halibut

This battered halibut recipe is hands-down the favorite way to fix halibut at our house. It is also quick and simple to make.

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 3-5 minutes
Total Time: 10 mins
Servings: 4-6

Just multiply the amounts according to how much fish that you have to fry.”


2 Halibut fillets (or any white-meated fish)

3/4 cup flour
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup water


Cut fish into 1 inch x 1 inch cubes OR 1 inch strips of any length
Mix dry ingredients.
Add water and mix well.
Add fish to batter and gently stir until coated.
Deep fry until a nice golden brown.

Use caution to not overcook fish. Fry time will vary depending on your circumstances. Usually 3-5 minutes.

Serve it fish and chips style with fries or wedges, coleslaw, etc. We also serve Homemade Tartar Sauce and/or Malt Vinegar on the side.


*This batter recipe also works great with chicken breast strips, veggies such as zucchini strips or rounds, mushrooms, onion rings, etc. Just substitute them for the fish.

Great eating,

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