Fish and chips, anyone? How about crunchy fish tacos? Oh, now I have your attention! This may be a simple and straightforward recipe, but it's absolutely perfect when you do it right.
For the most delicious crispy fish tacos, here is what you need to remember:
After you mix the batter, let it sit for 10 minutes to activate the batter. Doing this will help it puff up when it fries.
Pat the fish strips with paper towels before dredging (just like you would for fried chicken).
Don't overcrowd the pot. Too many pieces in the frying pan at the same time will drop the temperature of your cooking oil.
Avoid placing fried fish on a paper towel to absorb oil, causing steam and soggy fish. Use a wire rack set over a sheet pan.