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Deep-fat Fried Fish

1 1/2 pounds fish fillets
6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 medium onion -- grated
1 cup unsifted flour -- all-purpose
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Beer Batter:
1 cup unsifted flour -- all-purpose
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon paprika
12 ounces beer
salad oil -- for frying


Place fish in lemon juice, sprinkle with grated onion and marinate for 30 minutes. Combine flour, salt, paprika and pepper. In the medium bowl combine ingredients for beer batter; stir with wire whisk until light and frothy. Dredge fish in flour mixture then coat in beer batter. Deep fry in salad oil at 375 degrees until brown and crisp. Remove with slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately. Makes 4 to 6 servings.