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Beer-Batter Baked Fish

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)
The beer batter pours directly over the fillets in this baked fish recipe. Make sure your oven is at 500° for the best results.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 (6-ounce) orange roughy or other lean white fish fillets
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 egg whites (at room temperature)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 248
  • caloriesfromfat 22 %
  • fat 6.2 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 3.8 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 29.3 g
  • carbohydrate 14.7 g
  • fiber 0.5 g
  • cholesterol 88 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 430 mg
  • calcium 13 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 500°.

  2. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon flour and salt over 1 side of fillets. Place fillets, flour sides up, in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.

  3. Combine 1/2 cup flour and pepper in a medium bowl. Gradually add beer, oil, and egg yolk, stirring with a wire whisk until blended.

  4. Beat egg whites at high speed of a mixer until stiff peaks form. Gently fold egg whites into beer mixture, and spread evenly over fillets. Bake at 500° for 10 minutes.