Fish Fillets Fried in Beer Batter with Greek Cabbage Salad

Here you will find the recipe for an easy and light meal, perfect for a week night at home with the family. The suggested fish is red snapper but you can always substitute it with the fish of your choice.

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1 cup beer
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
olive or other oil for frying
4 six-ounce (180g) red snapper fillets
1 small or half large white cabbage
2 carrots
2 garlic cloves
1 small bunch parsley
1 cup white wine vinegar
3 tbsp Greek honey
2 tbp  extra-virgin olive oil


  • Grate the cabbage and the carrots
  • Mince the garlic and finely chop the parsle

1. Mix 2/3 cup flour, salt, and pepper in a bowl and add the beer, mixing it in vigorously with a fork or wire whisk.

2. Add half an inch olive oil to a large, heavy skillet and heat over a high heat.

3. Spread the remaining flour on a plate. Coat the fish fillets on both sides in the flour then dip into the batter.

4. Fry for about 4 minutes per side and drain.

5. Combine the cabbage, carrot, garlic and parsley in a serving bowl.

6. Whisk together the vinegar, honey and olive oil and pour into the salad.

7. Season with salt and pepper and toss. Serve immediately, together with the fish.

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