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RECIPE: How to make a Friday fish fry at home

Why not make your own feast for the family!?

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — It’s the Lenten season and that means Friday night fish fries are popular all over the metro. 

But going out to your favorite fish fry isn’t always doable.

For some at-home chefs, preparing a fish fry can seem like a daunting task. 

Chef Marques Miller from Red River Kitchen at Braemar Golf Course in Edina joined KARE 11 Saturday to show us how it's done.

RECIPE: Home fish fry

Cut down fish to 1-inch-wide pieces. 

Mix 1 1/2 cups flour, 1/2 cup starch and 2 tablespoons of cajun seasoning with 2 cups (about) of beer.  

The batter should be the consistency of a thick gravy.  

Heat oil to 325 degrees.  

Batter fish pieces, and using tongs slowly place battered fish, one at a time into the hot oil, hold them afloat for a few seconds, so the batter starts to crisp, and they won't stick to each other.  

Cook for about 3 minutes, or until batter turns golden brown and is crunchy. 

Lay out on a paper towel to absorb some of the excess oil, and season with salt and pepper and enjoy!

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