Sunday, July 11, 2010

Fish and Chips

I recently made this for a World Cup party. The USA was playing England and I thought it might be fun to try something English. I found this recipe here. I LOVE Sophistimom's blog, it is so good!

1 pound firm white fish, such as halibut
salt and pepper
1/3 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
1-2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup panko breadcrumbs
pinch cayenne pepper
2-4 tablespoons oil
1-2 tablespoons butter
tartar sauce (recipe follows)
french fry dipping sauce
1. Cut fish into 4 inch, by 3/4 inch, by 3/4 inch strips. Pat dry. Season with salt on all sides.
2. Set out shallow trays. Fill the first with flour and mix in a teaspoon of salt. Fill the second with the beaten eggs. Fill the final with panko, and mix in a teaspoon of salt, and a pinch of cayenne pepper.
3. Working with two or three pieces at a time, dredge the fish in the flour, and tap off excess. Coat in egg, and finally in the panko mixture. Place in another tray until ready to cook.
4. Set a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add a tablespoon of oil with 1/2 tablespoon of butter. Cook 4 to 5 fish sticks at a time, rotating in the oil until golden brown on all sides and cooked through. Drain on paper towels.

Oven Fries

large Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch rounds
pinch kosher salt
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons corn starch
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon ground rosemary
pinch cayenne pepper
oven fries sauce
1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. In a large glass bowl, toss potatoes with a pinch of salt and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave for 3-5 minutes on high. Stir halfway through heating time.

2. In a small bowl, mix together starch, 1 teaspoon kosher salt, pepper, rosemary, and cayenne pepper. Pour over heated potatoes, and toss to coat.

3. Coat a baking sheet with remaining 2 tablespoons of oil. Place potatoes on the oiled baking sheet, and roast for 15 minutes. Turn each potato over, return to the oven for an additional 15 minutes, or until crisp and golden brown.

3 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 teaspoons ketchup
pinch cayenne pepper
pinch of paprika. Mix together and serve with oven fries

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