Fish and chips

The hot battered fish melts in your mouth and the flavorful remoulade is the perfect complement here.


Difficulty: Medium

Time: 45 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 625 / Protein 81g / Carbohydr. 133g / Fat 43g

Ingredients (4 servings)

300 gcod fillets
500 gpotatoes
2sardine fillets
50 ggherkins
5 ggreen herbs (e.g. parsley, tarragon, chives)
5egg yolks (divided)
100 gflour
125 mlbeer
1 tbspmustard
120 mlrapeseed oil
vegetable oil for frying


skimmer, plate, tongs, slicer, 2 large bowls, 2 saucepans, whisk, cutting board, knife, paper towel

Wine Tip

pinot gris, 2013
A sumptuous, aromatic pinot gris provides the perfect accompaniment for this hearty dish.

Step 1

Fish and chips

Cut cod into sticks.

cutting board, knife

300 g cod fillets

Step 2

Fish and chips

Use slicer or a sharp knife to cut potatoes into thin slices.

slicer or knife

500 g potatoes

Step 3

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Finely chop sardines, gherkins, and green herbs.

2 sardine fillets / 50 g gherkins / 5 g green herbs

Step 4

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Add water to saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook egg in boiling water until hard boiled, approx. 8 – 10 min. Then remove from water, hold under cold water, peel, and dice. Set aside.

saucepan, cutting board, knife

1 egg

Step 5

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For the batter, whisk together egg yolks, flour, and beer in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.

large bowl, whisk

4 egg yolks / 100 g flour / 125 ml beer / salt / pepper

Step 6

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For the remoulade, whisk egg yolk and mustard together.

large bowl

1 egg yolk / 1 tbsp mustard

Step 7

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Gradually pour in oil in a fine stream while whisking constantly.

120 ml rapeseed oil

Step 8

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Season to taste with salt and pepper. Squeeze in lemon juice and set aside.

0.5 lemon

Step 9

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Add sardines, gherkins, fresh herbs, and hard-boiled egg to the remoulade and whisk to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Store in fridge until ready to use.


salt / pepper

Step 10

Fish and chips

Heat a generous amount of vegetable oil into a small saucepan. Add potatoes and cook until golden, approx. 2 – 3 min. Remove from oil and transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.

skimmer, plate, saucepan, paper towel

vegetable oil for frying

Step 11

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Dip fish sticks into batter so that they are evenly coated.


Step 12

Fish and chips

Heat plenty of vegetable oil in a saucepan. Carefully add breaded fish to oil and continue to cook until golden, approx. 6 – 8 min. Serve immediately with remoulade.

tongs, saucepan

vegetable oil for frying