Easy Crispy Battered Fish Recipe | Lemon Herb Tartar Sauce Recipe

Give that cod a crunchy twist with this classic easy crispy battered fish recipe. Coat the fish with flour and seasoned batter, then deep fry in hot oil. Serve it with lemon herb tartar sauce to make it a lot tastier. Add some side dishes like mashed potatoes, potato fries, garden peas, or mixed steamed vegetables to complete a delicious dinner.


• 2 lbs Cod
• salt to taste
• pepper to taste
• all-purpose flour (for coating the fish)
• some oil (for deep frying)


• 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
• 1 tsp lemon pepper
• 1 tsp onion powder
• 1 tsp paprika
• 2 tsp baking powder
• 1/2 tsp salt
• 15 oz mineral water

Tartar Sauce:

• 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
• 2 tbsp sweet relish
• juice of half a lemon
• zest from half a lemon
• 2 tbsp chives (chopped)
• 1 tbsp dill (chopped)
• 1/2 tsp lemon pepper
• 1/4 tsp onion powder
• pepper to taste


Cut the cod into equal slices.
Rinse with cold water and pat them dry.
Place the slices on a parchment-lined baking tray.
Season each with salt and pepper to taste.
Place inside the fridge.


Meanwhile, sift all-purpose flour into a bowl.
Season with lemon pepper, onion powder, paprika, and salt.
Add baking powder.
Whisk until well combined.
Slowly add mineral water into the flour mixture while whisking.
Continue to whisk until smooth.
Set aside.

Once done with the batter, remove the fish from the fridge.
Coat each fish slice with all-purpose flour.
Dip and coat each fish slice into the batter.

Set a pot over medium-high heat.
Add some oil and heat it.
Once heated, add the coated fish slices.
Deep-fry for 3 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from the pot and transfer to a plate.
Set aside and let it slightly cool.

Tartar Sauce:

In a bowl, add mayonnaise and sweet relish.
Squeeze in juice of half a lemon and its zest.
Add chopped chives and dill.
Season with lemon pepper, onion powder, and pepper to taste.
Mix well to combine.
Put in the fridge and let it chill for an hour.
You can make this sauce in advance.

Serve battered fish with tartar sauce.

Easy Crispy Battered Fish Recipe - Lemon Herb Tartar Sauce Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVPWAT0W8GM

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