Battered Flathead With Lemon And Dill Sauce Recipe

Battered Flathead with Lemon and Dill Sauce is a classic Australian seafood dish that features crispy battered flathead fillets served with a tangy lemon and dill sauce. The flathead fillets are coated in a light and crispy batter made with flour, beer, and spices, then deep-fried until golden brown and delicious. The lemon and dill sauce adds a refreshing and zesty flavor that complements the crispy fish perfectly. Serve this dish with a side of chips and a fresh salad for a complete and satisfying meal.

4.2
14 Rating -
Rate
1hr 5minstotal
1hr Prep
5minsCook
1hr 5m.total
1hr Prep
5m.Cook
Battered Flathead With Lemon And Dill Sauce
plan
Bookmark

ingredients serve

Ingredients for Battered Flathead With Lemon And Dill Sauce Recipe

  • 1 Flathead Fillets
  • 1/4 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • as required Spices Of Your Choice
  • 0.19 cup Beer
  • as required Oil, For Frying
  • 0.13 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 tablespoon Fresh Dill, Chopped
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • as per your need Chips And Salad, For Serving

Directions: Battered Flathead With Lemon And Dill Sauce Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and your choice of spices.
  • STEP 2.Gradually add beer to the flour mixture, whisking until smooth and well combined.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 350掳F (175掳C).
  • STEP 4.Dip the flathead fillets into the batter, allowing any excess batter to drip off.
  • STEP 5.Carefully place the battered fillets into the hot oil and fry for 3-4 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 6.Remove the fried fillets from the oil and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  • STEP 7.In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, dill, salt, and pepper to make the lemon and dill sauce.
  • STEP 8.Serve the Battered Flathead with Lemon and Dill Sauce with a side of chips and a fresh salad. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Choose fresh flathead fillets for the best flavor and texture. Frozen fillets can also be used, but make sure to thaw them completely before battering.
  • For a lighter version, you can also pan-fry the battered flathead fillets in a small amount of oil.
  • Feel free to customize the spices in the batter according to your taste preferences.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Battered Flathead can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the fish in the oven or toaster oven to maintain its crispiness.
  • Serve the fish with a side of chips, tartar sauce, and a fresh salad for a classic fish and chips meal.
Nutrition
value
475
calories per serving
7 g Fat15 g Protein88 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Carbs
    88g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    88g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    197mg
  • Iron
    8mg
  • Vitamin A
    8mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    35mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    9mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    94mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    267mg
  • Selenium
    22mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
show more
Recipe By Slurrp