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Recipes

Fish and chips

You can't beat homemade fish & chips, get perfect results with Jo Pratt's easy fish supper - a classic British favourite

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Ingredients

  • beef dripping or oil, for deep frying (beef dripping is used in the traditional method and gives a far better flavour, but sunflower or vegetable oil will work just as well)

For the fish

  • 4x175g/6oz thick cod or haddock fillets, taken from the head end rather than the tail end of the fish
  • 225g/8oz self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 300ml/10fl oz fridge-cold lager

For the chips

  • 6-8 large floury potatoes, such as maris piper, king edward, desiree (depending on how hungry you are)