Fried Whiting Fish

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Gia Peterkin Trower

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@peterkig

We seldom eat fried foods in our home anymore, but every now and then we crave us some fried whiting! Umm delicious with some Louisanna hot sauce! Hope you enjoy!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

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3 lb
whiting, fresh fillet
1 c
organic corn meal
2 Tbsp
flour
2 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
oil for frying

How to Make Fried Whiting Fish

Step-by-Step

  • 1If possible, buy your whiting fresh from the seafood market and have them fillet the fish. I wash the fish quickly in vinegar, than rinse with cold water and pat dry. Place fish in a flat container and sprinkle with pepper and a little salt. Set aside in fridge while you make the breading.
  • 2In a large mixing bowl, combine the corn meal, flour, black pepper, cayenne pepper, salt and garlic powder.
  • 3Heat a large skillet with oil on the stove. Make sure the oil is at high temp but not smoking.
  • 4Take the fillets and dredge them in the flour one at a time and shake off excess. Place the fillets in the skillet. Cook each side until golden brown (about 5 minutes each side). Fish will "float" when done. Drain on paper towel.
  • 5You can also throw in some scallops or shrimp(pictured with the fish) following the same directions for the fish.

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About Fried Whiting Fish

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Seafood




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