Deep Fried Crispy Battered Salmon

Deep Fried Crispy Battered Salmon
  • Serves 4
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Nutritional Information: Calories 540 Fat 12g Sodium 2.64g


  • 1 x deep fat fryer
  • 4 x skinless fillets of salmon
  • 100 g plain flour
  • 2 x eggs, seperated
  • 175 ml iced water
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • vegetable oil for frying


  1. 1

    Place the flour in a large bowl and add the egg yolks, water and 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil, and gently mix together

  2. 2

    Whisk the egg whites in a separate bowl until stiff

  3. 3

    Carefully fold the egg whites into the flour mixture to make a smooth batter

  4. 4

    Heat the vegetable oil in a deep fat fryer to 160C or test with a piece of bread by putting it into the oil and if it fries to a golden brown, the oil is ready

  5. 5

    Dip the salmon fillets into the batter one at a time then place carefully into the hot oil

  6. 6

    Fry turning occasionally with a slotted metal spoon for 8-9 minutes until golden brown and the salmon is cooked through

  7. 7

    Remove from the oil and place onto kitchen paper to remove the excess oil

  8. 8

    Serve hot with a slice of lemon and either French Fries or a green salad


Fish and chips are a firm favourite but using salmon instead of white fish gives a new twist. Not only does the combination of salmon and crisp batter produce a delicious dish but cutting through the crispy batter also reveals pretty pink flakes of the salmon.