Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Awesome Beer Batted Cod Cheeks with Chuncky Tartar.

Tried this the other night and it was awesome, Cod cheeks are dirt cheap and taste lovely.

What you will need:-

Cod Cheeks about 1lb sinue removed.
veg oil to fry
flour to dust.

For the Batter:-

100g plain white flour
200ml of beer something ale like but with fizz i used London Pride.
1/2 tsp Chilli powder optional.

For the Tartar sauce:-

2 Heaped table spoons of Mayo
1 Table spoon of chopped cappers
Same amount of chopped Gerkins
Juice of half a lemon
Chopped herbs, i used Parsley but Dill is good.
Sea salt and pepper


Heat a pan with veg oil for frying about 2 inch deep.
Season the Cod Cheeks and dust with flour.
Mix together the Batter ingredients until u have a smooth thick Batter.
Dip the Cheeks in the Batter and fry in the hot oil until golden.
Mix the tartar sauce ingredients together and serve with a lemon wedge.

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