Preheat oven to 250°
F. Prepare batter: Mix
flour, cornmeal and salt together. Add ale and mix well. Batter should
Cut potatoes in even,
Heat oil in deep fryer.
DO NOT FILL TO TOP. The potatoes and the fish will cause the oil to bubble.
Allow room for the oil to rise.
Cook 1/3 of the potatoes
until golden brown, about five minutes. Drain on paper towels. Place in
warmed oven. Repeat process until potatoes are done. Do not put in too
many potatoes at a time. It will cool the oil too much.
Dip fish in batter, allowing
excess to drip off. Fry in batches until golden brown, about 5 to 8 minutes.
Drain on paper towels. Keep warm in oven until all fish are cooked.
Wrap in tabloid newspaper
shaped like a cone. If lacking, a plate will have to suffice.
Serve with a sprinking
of malt vinegar.
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