Ingredients :

· 3 lb. fish fillets
· 1 cup flour
· 1 tsp. baking soda
· 1 tsp. salt
· 1/4 tsp. black pepper
· pinch cayenne pepper
· 1 bay leaf, crushed
· 1/4 tsp. oregano
· 1 egg, well beaten
· 1/3 cup water
· 2 cups oil, for frying

Cooking Procedures :

1. To make the batter: combine the flour, baking soda, salt, pepper, cayenne, bay leaf and oregano in a bowl. Add the egg and water and stir to blend.
2. In a large skillet, heat oil. Dip fish fillets into the batter and gently fry in hot oil until golden brown.
3. Drain on paper towels. Transfer to a serving platter and serve.