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Long John Silver’s Batter!!!

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Crispy Perfection: Long John Silver’s Batter Imagine indulging in golden, crispy seafood that’s fried to perfection, with a signature batter that’s both light and flavorful. Long John Silver’s Batter is the secret behind their iconic fish and chips. This recipe promises to recreate that irresistible crunch at home, giving you the power to transform ordinary seafood into a mouthwatering delight.

Crispy Sensation

The star of this batter is its unique combination of flour and a hint of seasoning, resulting in a crispy, light, and flavorful coating that enhances the natural flavors of seafood.

Homemade Magic

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This recipe brings the magic of Long John Silver’s right to your kitchen, allowing you to enjoy their famous batter without leaving home.

Substitutions and Variations:

Customize your Long John Silver’s Batter with these variations:

  1. Spice It Up: Add a pinch of cayenne pepper or paprika for a spicier kick.
  2. Herb Infusion: Mix in dried herbs like thyme or parsley for a more aromatic flavor.
  3. Gluten-Free Option: Substitute all-purpose flour with gluten-free flour for a gluten-free version.


Now that you’ve uncovered the secret to Long John Silver’s Batter, it’s time to recreate that legendary crispy goodness in your own kitchen. Use it to fry your favorite seafood, from fish fillets to shrimp and beyond. Share your homemade Long John Silver’s experience with friends and family, and relish the satisfaction of capturing the essence of this beloved fast-food classic. Don’t forget to leave a review and share your favorite seafood pairing with us. Happy frying!

Tips or Notes:

  • Ensure that your seafood is dry before dipping it in the batter. Excess moisture can affect the crispiness.
  • Use a deep-fry thermometer to maintain the oil temperature for consistent results.
  • For an extra layer of flavor, season the seafood with salt and pepper before dipping it in the batter.

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of seafood can I use with this batter?

Long John Silver’s Batter works well with a variety of seafood, including white fish fillets (like cod or haddock), shrimp, clams, and even vegetables.

Can I make the batter in advance?

While it’s best to use the batter shortly after preparing it for the crispiest results, you can store it in the refrigerator for a short time if needed.

Long John Silver’s Batter!!!

Long John Silver’s Batter!!!

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  • 1 cup 1 (120g) all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon 1 salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 garlic powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 onion powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 dried parsley flakes (optional)

  • 1/4 teaspoon 1/4 black pepper

  • 1 cup 1 (240ml) cold water


  • In a mixing bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, salt, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, dried parsley flakes (if using), and black pepper. Mix well to ensure the seasonings are evenly distributed.
  • Gradually add the cold water to the dry ingredients, whisking continuously until you have a smooth batter. The batter should have the consistency of thick pancake batter.
  • Use the Long John Silver’s Batter immediately to coat your seafood or vegetables before frying.
  • Dip each piece of seafood or vegetable into the batter, allowing any excess to drip off, and then carefully place it in hot oil (about 350°F/175°C).
  • Fry until the seafood or vegetables are golden brown and crispy, which typically takes 3-5 minutes, depending on the size and thickness of the items.
  • Remove the fried items from the oil and place them on paper towels to drain any excess oil.
  • Serve your crispy creations hot, and enjoy the irresistible crunch of Long John Silver’s Batter!

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