Small Fish Fillet Batter

Small Fish Fillet Batter

3 from 2 votes
Calories: 541


  • 1/4 lb self raising self rising flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil or melted butter
  • 4 1/3 floz water or milk and water
  • 2 egg whites


  • Sift the flour and salt into a bowl.
  • Make a well in the centre of the flour and add the oil or butter and some of the liquid.
  • Gradually work in the flour from the sides, then beat well until smooth.
  • Stir in the rest of the liquid.
  • Just before using, whisk the egg whites until stiff.
  • Give the batter a final beat and fold in the egg whites lightly.
  • Alternatively, use an electric blender. Put the water and oil into the goblet. Add the flour and salt and blend until smooth.
  • Just before using, whisk the egg whites until stiff in a separate bowl.
  • Give the batter a quick mix, then pour it down the sides of the bowl containing the egg whites.
  • Fold the egg whites into the mixture lightly.
  • This makes a crisp, light batter suitable for fruit fritters and small fish fillets.


makes 8 1/2 floz (250 ml)
Calories: 541 kcal
Carbohydrates: 83 g
Protein: 20 g
Fat: 13g
Saturated Fat: 7 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 30 mg
Sodium: 790 mg
Potassium: 215 mg
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 352 IU
Calcium: 29 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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