British resort frying 61-pound fish filet for fish and chips world record

By Ben Hooper
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Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Chefs at a British resort are attempting to break a world record for the largest serving of fish and chips, featuring a 61.4-pound fried halibut.

Guinness World Records said on Twitter that Resorts World Birmingham is making an attempt for the largest serving of fish and chips record.


The resort tweeted a video showing the 61.4-pound halibut fish filet being prepared for frying.

The current record, set in 2012 by Fish and Chips LTD in London, featured 42 pounds and 1 ounce of battered fish after frying as well as 63 pounds and 3 ounces of French fries.

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