- 500g self-raising flour
- 330ml cider
- 330ml water
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 litre oil, for frying
- 4 x 200g pieces of hake
1. Sift the self-raising flour and salt into a large bowl; pour in the cider and water and beat with a whisk, until just combined.
2. In a large saucepan, heat the oil. Coat the fish with the batter and slowly drop the fish into the oil, frying one piece at a time.
3. Serve with homemade oven-baked chips and a crispy green salad.
Chenin Blanc complements this dish.
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Recipe Diane Heierli • Photography C&D Heierli