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Fried Fish the Southern Way

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Looking for the best way to cook white fish this summer? try Fried Fish the Southern Way!

Fried Fish the Southern Way

Does it look so good? More ways to cook fish:

  1. Blackened Catfish with Crawfish Etouffee
  2. Classic Southern Fried Catfish

Fried Fish the Southern Way

This easy and classic Fried Fish the Southern Way is so good and very delicious! My kids love it!

Fried Fish the Southern Way

SO GOOD and family approved!

Fried Fish the Southern Way

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 3-4 minutes per batch | Servings: 5

Ingredients:

5 Fillets of white fish

½ C. Yellow cornmeal

1 tsp. Garlic powder

1 tsp. Paprika

1 tsp. Onions powder

Salt and pepper to taste

Oil for frying

Instructions:

Step 1. Wet the fish with water and then shake the majority of it off. You want the fillets to be slightly damp so that the cornmeal has something to adhere to though.

Step 2. Season both sides of the fish with garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and salt and pepper to taste.

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Step 3. Place the cornmeal in a Ziploc bag with the fish, and shake to coat the fish well.

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Step 4. Heat several inches of oil in a deep-sided skillet on the stove over medium-high heat until it reaches a temperature of 350 degrees.

Step 5. Fry 1-2 pieces of fish at a time until golden brown, usually about 3-4 minutes.

Step 6. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate and serve.

Enjoy!

Fried Fish the Southern Way

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Fried Fish the Southern Way

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Fried Fish the Southern Way

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 19 minutes
Servings: 5
Fried Fish the Southern Way
4 from 1 vote

Ingredients 

  • 5 Fillets of white fish
  • ½ C. Yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • 1 tsp. Onions powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Oil for frying

Instructions

  • Wet the fish with water and then shake the majority of it off. You want the fillets to be slightly damp so that the cornmeal has something to adhere to though.
  • Season both sides of the fish with garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place the cornmeal in a Ziploc bag with the fish, and shake to coat the fish well.
  • Heat several inches of oil in a deep-sided skillet on the stove over medium-high heat until it reaches a temperature of 350 degrees.
  • Fry 1-2 pieces of fish at a time until golden brown, usually about 3-4 minutes.
  • Drain on a paper towel-lined plate and serve.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 164mg | Fiber: 1g
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