Premier Foods Foodservice

Battered Fish

Meal Type: Main Course, Starter
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Number of Portions: 20
Portion Size: 280g


  • 500g McDougalls Fish Batter Mix
  • 900ml water
  • 20 (approx 200g each) fillets/steaks of white fish (pollock or hake)
  • 200g plain flour (well seasoned with salt and pepper)
  • 20 wedges of lemon


  1. Place the batter mix into a bowl fitted with a whisk and blend in the water on a slow speed. Scrape down and then continue to whisk on medium speed for 3 minutes.
  2. Ensure the fish is dry and then dip both sides in the seasoned flour. 
  3. Dip the fish in the batter and then place into a deep fat fryer at 180C/350F for approx 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Serve with a wedge of lemon.


For a crispier batter make up with sparkling water or for beer batter substitute half the water for beer. You can also add herbs and spices or try adding a little smoked paprika for both colour and flavour.