Hoosier Fried Bluegill

Kathie Carr


Simple is usually best with freshly caught fish. Here is how my Dad liked his bluegill prepared.

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10 Min


10 Min


2 lb
fresh caught, cleaned bluegill
1 1/2 tsp
1 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tsp
garlic salt
1 c
yellow cornmeal
vegetable oil for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

Clean fish and pat dry with paper towels. Mix dry ingredients in a plastic bag. Place fish in bag one piece at a time and shake. Fry in a small amount of hot oil until outside is crispy and fish flakes easily with a fork. Drain on paper towels and serve hot with lemon wedges and tartar sauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy