Beer Battered Tarakihi Sliders

  • HTC - Tarakihi

Six small tarakihi fillets will provide you with around 12 sliders when using this recipe, but there will be enough batter leftover for a few more fillets if you wish!

You will need:

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• Buns or light bread

• Feta or capers/pickles as a garnish (optional)

• Lemon wedges

Asian Slaw

• Approx. 3 cups grated red cabbage

• 1 heaped cup of grated carrot

• 1 small apple, grated

• ½ cup chopped roasted peanuts

• A few tablespoons of freshly chopped herbs of your choice such as…

• 1 tbs fresh mint, finely chopped

• 2 tbs fresh parsley, finely chopped

• 1 tbs fresh chives, finely chopped

• A sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds (optional)


• Juice of one lime

• 1 tsp sesame oil

• 1 clove of garlic, minced

• ½ - 1 tsp minced ginger

• ¼ cup mayo

Combine all slaw ingredients in a large bowl. Mix dressing ingredients together in a bowl and stir through the slaw. Eat straight away or cover and refrigerate.

Beer Batter

(Beer batter recipe by Geoff Scott from

• 1 ½ cups of self-raising flour

• 1 tsp salt

• 1 egg, whisked until fluffy

• 330ml beer, very cold

• Plain flour, for coating

• 1 litre vegetable oil, for deep frying

• Paper towels, or I use an old egg carton for resting the freshly deep-fried fish

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New Zealand Fishing News

October 2019 - Jordy Bardin
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