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Arrange all ingredients for use.

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Mix the flour in a bowl with the baking powder, salt, pepper and milk until smooth. Add the egg and mix well to form a creamy batter.

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Dry the fish on kitchen paper. Cut the fillets into bite-size strips.

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Remove any bones.

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Heat a deep fat fryer or deep pan half-filled with oil to about 175°C.

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Carefully dip the fish in the batter to coat, allowing the excess to drip off.

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Fry the fish pieces in batches for 1-2 minutes until golden brown. Turn them so they colour evenly.

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Remove from the oil with a slotted spoon.

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Drain briefly on kitchen paper. Serve with lemon wedges and tartar sauce.