Lemon Lime Battered Fish

Lemon Lime Battered Fish

Lemon Lime Battered Fish Recipe via Kudos Kitchen by Renee

This recipe for Lemon Lime Battered Fish is one that was inspired by a trip my husband and I took to Montague, Michigan when we stayed at the Weathervane Inn. We had a lovely time, and like with all good trips, it’s the food that brings you back. Happily, this recipe does just that!

When I made this Lemon Lime Battered Fish, I used cod but feel free to substitute any firm white fleshed fish you enjoy. This recipe is similar to a beer batter, except of course that there is no beer. In its place I used lemon lime soda which gives the batter a nice light, citrusy flavor that pairs well with any fish.

Lemon Lime Battered Fish Recipe via Kudos Kitchen by Renee

Serves: 4-6        Prep Time:  10 minutes       Fry Time: 20 minutes

2 quarts peanut oil for frying
8 (4 ounce) cod fillets
1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided (plus additional for seasoning after frying)
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons garlic powder
3 tablespoons corn starch
2 teaspoons smoked paprika
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 can (12 ounces) lemon lime soda

-In a large, high sided stock pot (or a deep fryer), bring the oil to a temperature of 185 degrees.
-Pat the fish dry with paper towels and season them with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
-In a large shallow dish, whisk together the flour, the remaining 1 teaspoon salt, garlic powder, corn starch and smoked paprika.
-Whisk the egg and lemon lime soda into the flour mixture to form a thick batter.
-Place the fish fillets into the batter, flipping to coat both sides.
-Carefully slip 3-4 fillets into the hot oil and fry on both sides until they’re a deep golden brown.
-Use a slotted spoon to remove the fillets from the oil and drain them on paper towels. Immediately season them with a little additional salt.
-Continue with the remaining fillets.
-Serve immediately.

Lemon Lime Battered Fish Recipe via Kudos Kitchen by Renee

And I couldn’t think of a better item to coordinate this recipe with than this lemon stripe wine glass. Cheers to a delicious dinner, and great company to enjoy it with!
Lemon Stripe Painted Wine Glass via Kudos Kitchen by Renee
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One Comment

  1. Pinned this to try later 🙂 Looks amazing!

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