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As batter is called a somewhat liquid dough from flour , edible oil , water , with the prior to use egg white is loosened. It is used for frying (frying) of food as breading / batter .


In preparation, the food is cleaned and seasoned. Then it is first turned in flour and then pulled through the batter. Finally, the pieces are baked in hot oil until they are crispy. The preparation is typical for edible fish , meat , poultry , veal milk , patties , seafood , vegetables and fruits . The use of spices is optional, because of the risk of burns during frying, often only salt and acidulants such as lemon or lime juice are used.


See also

Individual evidence

  1. Richard Hering: Herings Lexicon of the Kitchen. 25th, extended edition, p. 595, Pfanneberg, Haan-Gruiten 2016, ISBN 978-3-86820-344-8 .
  2. Hans-Joachim Rose (arrangement), Ralf Frenzel (ed.): Kitchen Bible . Encyclopedia of Culinary Studies. Tre Torri Verlag, p. 68, Wiesbaden 2007, ISBN 978-3-937963-41-9 .
  3. Erhard Gorys : Das neue Küchenlexikon , p. 45, dtv, Munich 1994–2002, ISBN 3-423-36245-6