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How to make cod fish batter

Updated July 20, 2017

Making batter for cod fillets is easy when you know the right way. An English fish-and-chips-style batter creates cod that is crisp and delicious.

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  1. Mix together the flour, salt, and baking powder. Stir in the egg and milk until the batter is smooth. Let it stand for at least 20 minutes before using.

  2. Dredge each fillet or cutlet in some flour before dipping it into the batter.

  3. Fry as desired.

  4. Tip

    This batter recipe should be enough for four cod fillets.


    Make sure your oil is hot, or the batter won't be crisp.

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Things You'll Need

  • 150 g (1 cup) flour
  • 240 ml (1 cup) milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • Spices to taste

About the Author

Mary Duffy is a freelance writer and columnist specializing in arts, literature, cooking, and green living. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal arts from St. John's College and lives and works in Tennessee.

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