Basic Batter For Fried Foods Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Sifted flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Egg1 , lightly beaten
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cooking oil2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 232 Calories from Fat 97

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.7%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g12.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 58.5 mg

Sodium 381.6 mg15.9%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.85 g3.4%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 7 g13.2%

Vitamin A 2.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 16.7% Iron 10.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sift flour with baking powder and salt.
Mix egg, milk, and oil, slowly add to dry ingredients, and beat until smooth.
Pat food to be fried very dry and, if you like, dredge lightly in flour.
Dip pieces, 1 at a time, in batter, then fry in deep fat.