What Is Fish and Chips?
Fish and chips is a traditional British dish which, as its name suggests, consists of crispy batter-fried fish served with chips. As for its origin, the individual components were brought to the United Kingdom by refugees and later combined by Joseph Malin for the fish and chips we know and love today.
How to Make Fish and Chips?
For some classic fish and chips, coat fish dredged in flour in a batter of flour, baking powder, salt, and cold beer, deep or pan fry till nice and golden, and serve with double fried potato fries.
To make this easy fish and chips recipe in the air fryer, preheat your air fryer to 390°F and add coated fish sprayed with vegetable oil to the fryer basket. Air-fry for about 12 minutes for perfectly crispy air fryer fish and chips.
What Fish Is Best for Fish and Chips?
Although any firm-fleshed white fish will work for this recipe and what you use ultimately boils down to personal preference, haddock is most often considered the best fish for fish and chips, closely followed by cod. Cod is very tender and juicy, but most chefs prefer haddock due to its slightly sweeter flavor that pairs well with the buttery batter.
What to Serve Fish and Chips?
British fish and chips are best served with sides like mushy peas, pea fritters, steamed vegetables, and fish cakes. You can also pair this dish with sauces like curry sauce, tartar sauce, etc., or desserts like lime pie, fruit-flavored sorbet, and lemon meringue pie.
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How to Store Fish and Chips?
The fries should be stored in an open container, while it’s better to store the fried fish in an airtight one once it has stopped steaming. They keep well for a couple of days and can be reheated in the oven to restore crispiness.
You can also freeze fish and chips for up to 2 months and heat these frozen fish and chips in air fryer for some amazing, healthy, and crispy results.