Long John Silvers Batter Fish or Chicken

This recipe offers a delightful and crispy twist to your regular fish or chicken dish. The batter creates a golden brown coating that locks in the juiciness of the meat, making every bite a flavorful experience.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

The batter used in this recipe gives the fish or chicken a deliciously crispy texture, adding an extra layer of flavor to your meal. Whether you’re a fan of seafood or prefer poultry, this recipe is versatile and can be enjoyed by everyone.


  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 1/2 cups of hot water
  • Chicken or fish fillets


  1. In a bowl, sift the flour, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt together.
  2. Add hot water to the dry ingredients and mix until a smooth batter is formed.
  3. Coat the chicken or fish fillets completely with the batter, ensuring an even coating.
  4. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat.
  5. Carefully place the coated fillets into the hot oil and fry until they turn a beautiful golden brown.
  6. Once done, remove the fried fillets from the oil and place them on a paper towel to absorb any excess oil.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy the crispy goodness!
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Kcal: (calories will vary based on the amount of oil absorbed during frying)


For best results, it’s recommended to enjoy the dish immediately after cooking. However, if you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in the oven to maintain the crispy texture.

Recipe Tips:

  • Ensure the oil is hot enough before adding the coated fillets to achieve a crispy and golden exterior.
  • Pat the chicken or fish fillets dry before coating them with the batter to help the batter adhere better.
  • Experiment with adding your favorite seasonings to the batter for a personalized flavor profile.

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