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Fish and Chips with Coleslaw

Runa Ganguly
30 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Fish and Chips with Coleslaw RECIPE

Britain’s darling fried seafood recipe, is a whole brunch in itself. Here’s a version with fried catfish with potato chips and coleslaw salad

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • British
  • Blending
  • Frying
  • Sauteeing
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 8 pieces of 5- to 6-ounce catfish fillets, skin removed
  2. 4 cups all-purpose flour
  3. 2 tbspn Mixed herbs
  4. 1 Tbspn paprika
  5. 1 cup cornmeal
  6. Oil for deep frying
  7. to taste Salt
  8. Coleslaw:
  9. 1 small Finely shredded red cabbage
  10. 1 small finely shredded carrot
  11. 25 ml Coleslaw sauce/salad dressing
  12. To taste Salt
  13. 1 tbspn crushed black pepper
  14. Potato fries(French fries styled):
  15. 2-3 medium sized potatoes
  16. 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  17. 1 tspn paprika
  18. as needed Water
  19. Oil to deep fry
  20. to taste Salt
  21. For Serving:
  22. 1 slice lemon
  23. Tomato ketchup (optional)


  1. For fried fish: Heat a fryer or a deep pot halfway filled with oil
  2. Sprinkle both sides of each catfish with salt, paprika and herbs
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the flour and the cornmeal.
  4. Dredge the catfish in the flour mixture and place in fryer.
  5. Deep fry for approximately 7 to 8 minutes until done.
  6. Drain on paper towels.
  7. For Coleslaw:
  8. Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix well.
  9. Store in refrigerator till consumption
  10. For French fries:
  11. Slice deskined potatoes into French fries style(Long and slightly thick)and place into cold water so they won't turn brown while you prepare the oil.
  12. Heat oil in a large skillet /wok over medium-high heat.
  13. While oil is heated, soft the flour in a bowl and add salt, paprika
  14. Gradually stir in enough water so that the mixture can be drizzled from a spoon.
  15. Dip potato slices into the batter one at a time, and place in the hot oil so they are not touching at first. (Fry in batches and avoid overcrowding for proper frying)
  16. Fry until golden brown and crispy. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  17. Serving: Serve fried fish and fries hot/warm accompanied with coleslaw salad and a slice of lemon and ketchup (optional)

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Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   Apr-06-2018

It's really awesome.

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