Gordon Ramsay’s fish recipe is a traditional English meal. The fish is coated with a beer batter that produces a crunchy and delightful texture, as the internal structure of the fish is delicate and flaky. One of the features of this fish and chip recipe that creates a difference from any other that you’ll discover is the addition of mushy peas.
The ideal fish and chips can only be reached when the beer batter is made right. I have discovered that denser beer batter can make the fish wet when frying since the oil should pass through the beer batter to cook the fish, so make the beer batter that is somewhat thinner in texture than waffle and pancake batter.
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Equipment You Need To Make Gordon Ramsay Fish And Chips
- Large Bowls: In one bowl, mix the batter, and in another bowl, mix some dry flour.
- Large Skillet: Pour oil into a large skillet that has been set over heat. The fish and chips are fried in this way.
- Paper Towels: Using paper towels, remove the excess oil after the frying is completed. You don’t want the entire meal to be oil-based when you dine on your fish and chips.
- Whisk, Tongs, Knife, and Slotted Spoon: To make the batter, use a whisk. Using tongs, gently place the fish in the hot oil. Cut the fillets and potatoes with the knife. Remove the fried goods from the oil using a slotted spoon.
I use a T-Fal Deep Fryer with Basket. I’ve been using mine for a few months and love it. The filter is a built-in wire mesh type and doesn’t need to be replaced as far as I can tell. It is helpful to clean the chamber independently without worrying about getting wet electrical parts.
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How to Make Gordon Ramsay Fish and Chips
If you make this fish and chips recipe, you’ll need to make all the elements, including Gordon Ramsay’s famous mushy peas, to have the same experience you would get at Gordon Ramsay Fish and Chips restaurants.
Step 1. Mix the rice flour and the 00 flour, salt, baking soda, and sugar in a medium-sized bowl. After that, add in the soda water and the more extensive beer.
Step 2. Blend all the ingredients until they are well mixed but be cautious not to over-mix the beer batter since a heavy batter will be visible on your fish.
Step 3. Now Coat the fish well in the flour, I choose to use cod for this recipe, but you can use another type of fish you like. Then dip the fish in the batter to coat.
Step 4. Place the beer-battered cod fish aside and heat the oil in your frying pan to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. After the oil has reached the temperature, cook the fish for about 10 minutes until golden brown.
Step 5. Start by cutting the Yukon Gold potatoes into thin wedge-sized slices that will get crispy without difficulty in a deep fryer. Then fry wedge slices in oil at 350 degrees till golden brown and crispy. Set aside.
How to Make Gordon Ramsay Mush Peas
Step 1. Boil water, adding salt to the water to flavor the peas. Add two cups of peas and allow the peas to continue to cook until they boil again.
Step 2. When they are cooked, place the peas on top. Add cream, butter, salt, and pepper to the peas, and pulse them until they are the consistency you’d like the peas to be. Suppose you want a softer consistency but still thick with small pieces of peas. Adjust seasonings to taste and serve immediately with fish and chips.