Tempura Fish and Chips with Homemade Tartar Sauce and Pickled Onions

Tempura Fish and Chips with Homemade Tartar Sauce and Pickled Onions


Ingredients

1 L canola oil
100g plain flour for dusting
150g tempura batter mix
800g skinless snapper fillets
3/4 cup soda water
6 large Desiree potatoes (peeled and cut into chips)
8 Fehlbergs pickled onions

Tartar Sauce:

1 cup whole egg mayonnaise
2 Tbs baby capers
12 cornichons
2 golden shallots
Lemon zest and juice

Method

Tartar:

Blend cornichons, capers and golden shallots in a food processor. Stir in mayonnaise, lemon zest and juice until combined.

Fish and Chips:

Place the chips in a pot of cold water, bring to the boil and drain. Place the uncovered chips in the fridge to dry out.

Mix the tempura flour into the soda water and add a few cubes of ice to keep really cold, refrigerate.

Heat canola oil to 170 C in a large, heavy based pot. Dust snapper fillets in flour and dip into tempura batter. Fry fish turning regularly until crispy.

Drain on a paper towel. Serve fish on top of chips with tartar and pickled onions. Season to taste.

Recipe provided by Shuck


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