Fried Fish

8 pieces of catfish ( or fish of your choice)

1st dredge –
1 1/2 c. Flour
1/2 t. Salt
1/2t. Black pepper
1/2t. Seasoning salt

2nd dredge –
1 shallow dish of water

3rd dredge –
1 1/2 c. Cornmeal
2/3 c. Flour
1 t. Salt
1 t. Black pepper
1 t. Seasoning salt
Vegetable oil for frying

Set up dredge bowls …
flour dredge in shallow container,water in shallow container,cornmeal dredge in a shallow container .
Heat one inch of oil in skillet till a drop of water dropped in sizzles and pops a little . Dredge piece of fish in flour (get flour in every nook and cranny.

Quickly dip the floured fish in the the water ,let it drip , then dredge in the cornmeal dredge (getting it in every nook and cranny)

Don’t over crowd the fish in the skillet . Adjust heat if browning to quickly.

Turn when the the fish frying quiets down . Turn a couple of times as the frying sound quiets each time .

Drain on rack over paper towels. Only dredge and coat fish as you are ready to fry it . Makes for lighter , crispier coating .


Fried Fish Fried Fish Reviewed by special recipes on June 24, 2024 Rating: 5

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