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Texas Hunter Real Ale Beer Battered Fish Recipe

Texas Hunter’s Real Ale Beer Battered Fish Recipe


2 quarts vegetable oil for frying

8 (4 ounce) fillets – catfish, bass, bluegill, cod, etc…

salt and pepper to taste

1 cup all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons garlic powder

2 tablespoons paprika

2 teaspoons salt

2 teaspoons ground black pepper

1 egg, beaten

1 bottle of Real Ale Lost Gold IPA (or your favorite beer)


Heat oil in a deep fryer to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C). Rinse fish, pat dry with a paper towel and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Combine the flour, garlic powder, paprika, 2 teaspoons of salt, and 2 of teaspoons pepper into a bowl. Stir the egg into the dry ingredients. Gradually mix in beer until a thin batter is formed.

Dip your fish fillets into the batter, then drop one at a time into hot oil. Fry fish, turning once, until both sides are golden brown. Drain on paper towels, and serve warm.