1/2 cup cornstarch
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 cup all-purpose flour, divided
1/2 cup 2% milk
1/3 cup beer or nonalcoholic beer
2 cups crushed unsalted top saltines (about 40) 4 cod fillets (6 ounces each)
4 cod fillets (6 ounces each)
Oil for deep-fat frying
In a shallow bowl, combine the cornstarch, baking powder, salt, Creole seasoning, paprika, cayenne and 1/2 cup flour.
Stir in milk and beer until smooth.