Southern Fried Perch

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Serves: 2
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12 oz ocean perch
2/3 c aunt jemima corn meal mix
2/3 c all purpose flour
1 egg
1/2 c milk
2 tsp each lawry's seasoning salt and black pepper
vegetable oil for frying

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gaynel mohler Recipe
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junction city, OH (pop. 819)
Member Since Oct 2011
gaynel's notes for this recipe:
I fix this at least twice a month, when I can find it. I know Krogers didn't have it for over a month. It is my favorite to fix for my man.
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In colander, place fish and season with the spices, let rest 30 minutes
in a bowl to dredge, mix egg and milk
in another bowl to dredge, mix flour, and corn meal mix
heat oil in fryer skillet or dutch oven, at least 3/4 " deep
dip fish pieces in egg mixture, then in the flour mixture, shake off excess, lay each pirce carefully in hot oil ( burner on med heat )
continue until all fish is in skillet. cook 10 minutes, turn each piece and fry another 10 minutes.
when fish is dark as you want, remove from oil to paper towel lined plate.

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user Stormy Stewart karlyn255 - May 24, 2012
Gaynel do you use lawrys seasoning salt for many dished. I bought it once and it sat in my cubboard for a year and turned to a rock. I never did find any use for it.
user gaynel mohler gaynel - May 24, 2012
that is what I use, tho now I can't for my own dishes due to the sodium, but I use it on my man,s food all the time. I season everything with it, hardly use table salt on meats or etc. I wish I could remember to see if Lawry's makes a salt free.
user Bob Wakeman Bigcatfish - Jun 3, 2012
I think this will be great for just abought any fish. Yes Lawry's make a salt free seasoning.
user gaynel mohler gaynel - Jun 3, 2012
OooOOoOh will look for the salt free version. thanks Bob
user Patsy Fowler hellchell1 - Mar 8, 2013
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!

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