Fish and chips we all love them! Haddock has a delicate flake and slightly sweet taste. It has a wonderful melt-in-your-mouth appeal with lean meat that is a firm yet tender texture.
Old-fashioned crispy battered haddock
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  • Serves 4 to 6.Servings


  • 2 pounds haddock loins, thawed

  • Canola oil for frying
  • 1 bag store-bought french fries


  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup ice-cold water
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt


For batter, in large bowl beat egg with ice water. Slowly add flour, baking soda and salt, and mix well.

To cook, heat oil in deep fryer or heavy-bottomed saucepan until temperature reaches 350°F on deep-fat thermometer. Dip fish into batter and gently drop into oil. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side or until golden. Remove with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
Repeat with remaining fish. Serve immediately with store-bought french fries and tartar sauce.