Long John Silver's Batter-Dipped Fish copycat recipe by Todd Wilbur
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Long John Silver's Batter-Dipped Fish

Score: 3.80. Votes: 5
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Jerrico, Inc., the parent company for Long John Silver's Seafood Shoppes, got its start in 1929 as a six-stool hamburger stand called the White Tavern Shoppe. Jerrico was started by a man named Jerome Lederer, who watched Long John Silver's thirteen units dwindle in the shadow of World War II to just three units. Then, with determination, he began rebuilding. In 1946 Jerome launched a new restaurant called Jerry's and it was a booming success, with growth across the country. Then he took a chance on what would be his most successful venture in 1969, with the opening of the first Long John Silver's Fish 'n' Chips. The name was inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. In 1991 there were 1,450 Long John Silver Seafood Shoppes in thirty-seven states, Canada, and Singapore, with annual sales of more than $781 million. That means the company holds about 65 percent of the $1.2 billion quick-service seafood business. Try this Long John Silver's Batter-Dipped Fish recipe for lunch today.

Source: Top Secret Recipes by Todd Wilbur.

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  • 3 cups soybean oil (Vegetable oil)
  • 2 pounds fresh cod fillets
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Teresa Dickens
Jan 13, 2012, 22:00

They are right, it is missing ingredients. I think there is a faint licorice flavor (anise spice)

Thomas Knox
Dec 12, 2011, 22:00

I made this batter for dinner tonight with a couple modifications. Based on the other reviews, I added one tablespoon of salt instead of 2 teaspoons. And on my own whim, I added a quarter teaspoon of paprika. I loved the batter, the flavor was excellent, my wife thinks it is just a little to salty. We battered Cod, Flounder and Medium cooked (de-veined) shrimp. The shrimp was awesome, and My wife and I both agree that the Flounder was better than the Cod.

I'm Todd Wilbur,
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For 30 years I've been deconstructing America's most iconic brand-name foods to make the best original clone recipes for you to use at home. Welcome to my lab.

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