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Fish and Chips at the Oyster Bar for St. Patrick's

Diego Isio


New York's historic Grand Central Oyster Bar, established in 1913, offers a classic recipe for the Irish Favorite, Old Fashioned Beer-Battered Fish and Chip, from executive chef Sandy Ingber. Here's Ingber's special for St. Patrick's Day. It is made with a light Irish beer-batter and a Pollack, Cod or Haddock. The entree is priced at $23,95. The Oyster Bar is open for both lunch and dinner every day except Sunday from 11:30 am - 9:30 pm. For reservations call 212-490-6650.

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30 Min
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2 c
guiness beer or light irish beer or stout
1 Tbsp
baking soda
1 Tbsp
1/2 Tbsp
ground black pepper
all purpose flour
3 oz. cutlets of pollack, cod and haddock, boneless and sliced

How to Make Fish and Chips at the Oyster Bar for St. Patrick's


  • 1In large mixing bowl, add beer, baking soda, salt & pepper, and egg.
  • 2With a whisk, slowly add enough flour until the batter is thick, not runny and adheres to a wooden spoon.
  • 3Heat oil in a deep fryer or in a deep sided sauté pan to 350 degrees.
  • 4Dredge fish in flour, shaking off excess and dip in batter, covering all sides of fish
  • 5Holding battered fish, gently dip into hot oil, holding halfway in, wait 15 seconds and drop into oil. This will prevent the fish from sticking to the bottom.
  • 6Flip fish over when brown on one side and cook altogether about 6-8 minutes, depending on the thickness of filets.
  • 7The fish should be all one color all the way thru or 140 degrees internal temperature.
    Serve with tartar sauce and French fries

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About Fish and Chips at the Oyster Bar for St. Patrick's

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American

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