Ainsley Harriott served up tasty Beer-Battered Fish with Triple Cooked Chips and Mushy Mint Peas on Ainsley’s Good Mood Food.
The ingredients are: 1.5kg Maris Piper or Russet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunky chips, 4 x 175g skinless and boneless white fish fillets (pollock, haddock, cod), from a sustainable source, ½ lemon, for squeezing, 250g plain flour, plus extra for dusting, ½ tsp sea salt, 2 tsp baking powder, A good pinch of cayenne, 300–330ml cold beer, sunflower or vegetable oil, for deep-frying, sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
For the mushy minty peas: 400g peas (defrosted if frozen), 40g butter, 6–8 mint leaves, chopped and ½ medium-hot fresh chilli, de-seeded and chopped.
To serve: lemon wedges or vinegar your sauce of choice for dipping.
See recipes by Ainsley in his book titled: Ainsley’s Good Mood Food: 100 easy, comforting meals (including all the recipes from the major ITV series) available from Amazon now.