Southwestern Beer-Batter Fish with Green Chile Tartar Sauce

Chili powder kicks up the flavor in crispy, batter-fried fish ready in just 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Sauce

1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons (from 4.5-oz can) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained
2
teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
1
teaspoon finely chopped onion

Fish

Vegetable oil
1 1/4
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1
lb tilapia fillets, about 1/2 inch thick, cut into 4 serving pieces
1 1/2
teaspoons chili powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup regular or nonalcoholic beer
1
egg
1
small lemon, cut into quarters

  • 1 In small bowl, mix sauce ingredients. Refrigerate until serving.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet or deep fryer, heat oil (1 1/2 inches) to 350°F. In shallow dish, place 1/4 cup of the Bisquick mix. Lightly coat fish with Bisquick mix.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat remaining 1 cup Bisquick mix, the chili powder, salt, beer and egg with wire whisk until smooth. Dip fish into batter, letting excess drip into dish.
  • 4 Fry fish in oil 1 1/2 to 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown; drain on paper towels. Serve with sauce and lemon quarters.

Expert Tips

For tartar sauce with extra zip, simply stir 3 tablespoons spicy green salsa into 1/2 cup mayonnaise.

Coleslaw and oven fries would be great accompaniments to the fried fish.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 Fillet and 2 Tbsp Sauce)
Calories
540
(
Calories from Fat
350),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
39g
39%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
125mg
125%;
Sodium
1220mg
1220%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.