Fried Whiting Fish

Gia Peterkin Trower


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!


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20 Min
30 Min
Deep Fry


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

How to Make Fried Whiting Fish


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

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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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