Tilted Kilt celebrates roots on National Tartan Day

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TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Today, more than 11 million Americans are celebrating their Scottish and Scotch-Irish roots. Today, April 6th, is National Tartan Day. The Tilted Kilt is honoring the holiday and getting in touch with their roots.

To celebrate Tartan Day, the Tilted Kilt is offering their classic beer-battered fish and chips for buy one get one free for anyone who visits the restaurant wearing their kilt.

The Tilted Kilt's atmosphere combines sports, Celtic decor and humorous limericks with food and fun. For more information, go to www.tiltedkilt.com. Tilted Kilt has locations in Peoria, Tempe, Downtown Phoenix, Paradise Valley and Scottsdale.

Check out the recipe below and try your hand at the Tilted Kilt's signature fish and chips:

Beer Batter:
2 cups All Purpose Flour
10 oz-fl Soda Water
10 oz-fl Samuel Adams Boston Lager Beer
1 ½ tsp seasoning of choice ( TK uses a "secret" blend ) - recommend a blend of garlic, salt, black pepper, paprika, fish seasoning of choice
3 tsp Blackening Seasoning

Consistency will be similar to a thin pancake batter. Hold batter in refrigeration until ready to use. Good for about 4 hours

3 pieces of Atlantic Cod 3-4oz pieces ( fresh or fully thawed )

In a food safe container, use a paper towel to gently remove excess moisture from the outside of the Cod Loins

Gently dip each piece of fish into beer batter then gently place each piece of fish into 350 degree fryer for about 3 to 3 ½ minutes or until fish is fully cooked. Remove fish with a fryer safe set tongs or slotted spoon and place on dry paper towel to remove excess grease.