Beer-Battered Bass Recipe

Beer-Battered Bass Recipe
Beer-Battered Bass Recipe

A delicious recipe for bass fillets cooked in a Texas-style beer batter



Rick Browne shows you how to cook beer-battered bass in Texas. This delicious bass recipe is then served over a bed of homemade coleslaw.

Serves: 4-6
Prep time:minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes

Ingredients :

  • 4-6 bass fillets
  • ⅔ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ⅔ cup flat beer
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Cole slaw mix
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions:


1. Whisk ⅓ cup flour, salt, and pepper in medium bowl to blend.


2. Whisk in beer. Add enough oil to heavy large skillet to reach depth of ½ inch. Heat oil to 350 degrees.


3. Place remaining 2 tablespoons flour on plate. Coat fish with the flour. Dip the fillets in the batter, letting the excess drip off.

4. Fry fish until golden brown and crisp, about 4 minutes per side.

5. Drain fish on paper towels.


6. Toss coleslaw mix, vinegar, honey, and 1 tablespoon oil in medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

7. Divide between plates. Place fish atop coleslaw.

Recommended for You

How does one go about getting rid of chiggers and treating chigger bites? Your first line of defense is insect repellent with DEET to keep chiggers at bay. But when you do get a few chigger bites, use Chigarid to treat them. Hunting How-To

How to Treat Chigger Bites

Lynn Burkhead

How does one go about getting rid of chiggers and treating chigger bites? Your first line of...

 Several factors need to be evaluated before reaching a conclusion about what fly, lure or bait Trout & Salmon

How to Catch the Biggest Trout in the Stream

David Paul Williams

Several factors need to be evaluated before reaching a conclusion about what fly, lure or...

Experts agree record channel cat caught in 1949 was actually a blue catfish. Records

Upon Further Review: 70-Year-Old Catfish Record Voided

G&F Online Staff - May 22, 2019

Experts agree record channel cat caught in 1949 was actually a blue catfish.

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Costa and Captains for Clean Water

Costa and Captains for Clean Water

With the company's heavy involvement in initiatives like Kick the Plastic and Captains for Clean Water campaigns, Costa's Amanda Sabin tells OSG's Lynn Burkhead all about the sunglass maker's unwavering commitment to help the freshwater and saltwater environment.

MLF Pro Tips: How to Fish a New Lake

MLF Pro Tips: How to Fish a New Lake

Major League Fishing pros Alton Jones, Jeff Sprague, Anthony Gagliardi and James Watson share their thoughts on how to approach fishing a new lake for bass.

New Spinning Reel for Finesse Fishermen

New Spinning Reel for Finesse Fishermen

As Pure Fishing's Andrew Upshaw explains, reel making giant Abu Garcia has done it again at ICAST 2019 with a new spinning reel geared towards finesse fishermen.

See more Popular Videos

Trending Stories

As most catfish anglers know, blue cats, channel cats and flatheads will eat darn near anything that fits in their mouths. Catfish

5 Ways To Catch Catfish on Lures

Keith Sutton - September 16, 2015

As most catfish anglers know, blue cats, channel cats and flatheads will eat darn near...

The colder waters of early spring are prime times to use bait rigs for stripers. Other Freshwater

3 Deadly Bait Rigs For Stripers

J.B. Kasper - April 21, 2005

The colder waters of early spring are prime times to use bait rigs for stripers.

Dozens of different bait types are commonly used for catfish, including these great options. Catfish

12 Great Catfish Baits

Jeff Samsel

Dozens of different bait types are commonly used for catfish, including these great options.

See More Stories

More Fish

Freshwater drum are considered roughfish by some anglers, but these relatives of redfish are fun to catch and delicious. Fish

Keep Those Drum and Cook Them

Keith Sutton

Freshwater drum are considered roughfish by some anglers, but these relatives of redfish are...

Crispy and brown on the outside, fluffy and light on the inside; browse through these four mouthwatering hushpuppy recipes and learn tips to make sure they turn out top-notch. Fish

4 Great Recipes for Hushpuppies

Keith 'Catfish' Sutton

Crispy and brown on the outside, fluffy and light on the inside; browse through these four...

This super quick and easy recipe for Catfish Veracruz is low carb, keto friendly and packed with amazing, spicy south-of-the-border flavor. Fish

Quick and Easy Catfish Veracruz Recipe

Emilie Bailey

This super quick and easy recipe for Catfish Veracruz is low carb, keto friendly and packed...

See More Fish

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.