Beer-Battered Cod with Tartar Sauce
For a crackling crisp coating, fry the cod in small batches. Too many pieces in the pot cool the oil, and the fish comes out soggy and greasy instead of great. More Amazing Seafood Recipes
The Cod Clan Atlantic pollack, haddock, and hake are among the members of the extensive cod family. Although these fish vary slightly in terms of texture and flavor, one can generally be substituted for another. Small cod are often called scrod and can certainly be used here.
Beer is a natural choice to drink with fried fish. If you opt to drink wine, look for one that will mimic beer's palate-cleansing qualities. Try a reasonably priced sparkling wine or an acidic white such as a Pinot Grigio from Italy.