Southern Fried Perch

Southern Fried Perch Recipe

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gaynel mohler


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

How to Make Southern Fried Perch


  • 1In colander, place fish and season with the spices, let rest 30 minutes
  • 2in a bowl to dredge, mix egg and milk
  • 3in another bowl to dredge, mix flour, and corn meal mix
  • 4heat oil in fryer skillet or dutch oven, at least 3/4 " deep
  • 5dip fish pieces in egg mixture, then in the flour mixture, shake off excess, lay each pirce carefully in hot oil ( burner on med heat )
  • 6continue until all fish is in skillet. cook 10 minutes, turn each piece and fry another 10 minutes.
  • 7when fish is dark as you want, remove from oil to paper towel lined plate.

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About Southern Fried Perch

Course/Dish: Fish, Other Main Dishes

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