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Pizza Beer Battered Cod

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Joe Caputo and Son's Fruit Market on Randall Rd in Algonquin, IL has their Chef Ben, show us how to cook Deep Fried Cod using our "Mamma Mia Pizza Beer" in the batter. See Chef Tom use the beer as a condiment in place of Lemon or Malt Vinegar. Great stuff can't wait to try this at home!
  Cod 2 Pound
  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Ice 2 Cup (32 tbs), crushed
  Mamma mia pizza beer 1 Bottle (1 l), cold
  Paprika 1 Tablespoon
  Peanut oil 2 Cup (32 tbs), for deep frying

mix flour, ice and paprika

begin whisking the beer into the mix. Add enough beer so that the mixture resembles Pancake Batter

Heat oil to 375 degrees If you don't have a deep fryer, consider using a wok.

Dip fish into batter & coat well.

Be careful dipping into the oil, begin deep frying & turn often until golden brown in color (about 3-3.5 minutes)

Remove fish and place on a wire rack with paper towels under the rack. The excess oil will drain better this way. If you don't have a wire rack then line a plate with paper towels & let the fish rest a minute or so.

Grab the extra "Mamma Mia! Pizza Beer" & pour some on the fish, take a bite & sip some beer, Repeat until fish and beer are consumed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Meaty, Crispy
Deep Fried
Cod, Fish
Everyday, Quick
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
3 Minutes
Ready In: 
8 Minutes
Joe Caputo & Son's hired one of the top area chef's to be in charge of their "Hot Deli". Chef Ben has extensive experience in cooking some of the best cuisine in the area. Chef Tom & Mamma Mia declare Chef Ben, the first Chef to use Pizza Beer as an ingredient in a commercial food product. The results were outstanding & the sold a ton of fish that day too!
Pizza beer battered cod is a crisp, soft and scrumptious fried fish dish. Watch this video performed by a professional chef in such an easy way that even you can do it at home.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1142 Calories from Fat 677

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 77 g117.9%

Saturated Fat 13 g64.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 65 mg21.7%

Sodium 94.8 mg4%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.7%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 36 g72.6%

Vitamin A 27.6% Vitamin C 5.5%

Calcium 5% Iron 28.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pizza Beer Battered Cod Recipe Video