MOUNTAIN DEW SELF RISING BATTERED FISH FILLETS

Rose Mary Mogan

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@cookinginillinois

If you can make a fish batter using beer, I thought why not try Mountain Dew. This is my spin on the recipe and my husband really loved it. I am allergic to fish and most Seafood, but I love pleasing my husband with foods that he loves. He loves Cod Fish Fillets, and today I made Alaskan Cod Fish. It really looked so good and tasty, & you could even see the spices in the batter. He said the fish was light and flakey and very tasty and had a smooth batter.

It pleases me immensely when I can make something that my husband truly loves and enjoys. A happy husband makes a happy wife. smile


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Serves:
4-6 depending on portion size
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
self rising flour, i used white lily
1/2 c
yellow corn meal
1 Tbsp
smoked paprika
2 tsp
steak seasoning
1 Tbsp
granulated garlic
2 tsp
hot sauce or pinch of cayenne pepper
2 large
eggs, room temperature
1 c
mountain dew or other lemon lime soda
1 lb
alaskan cod fillets or other fish of choice
cooking oil for frying

Step-By-Step

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1Add the dry ingredients to a medium bowl and whisk together until blended; flour, corn meal, steak seasoning, granulated garlic & smoked paprika.

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2Add the eggs, hot sauce and mountain dew in a separate bowl & whisk together till bended.

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3Then pour the wet mixture into the blended dry ingredients and stir till blended together.

4Heat cooking oil till hot about 350 to 375 degrees F.

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5Add fish to batter one piece @a time.

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6Here I what the batter dipped fish looked like.

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7Carefully place individually battered fish pieces into hot oil AFTER EXCESS BATTER HAS DRIPPED BACK INTO BOWL. Allow fish to brown evenly on both sides until golden brown about 3-4 minutes.

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8Line a large platter with paper towel, then add fillets as it is removed from hot oil.

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9Serve with lemon wedge or slices and tartar sauce if desired. Sprinkle with chopped chive or parsley serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy