Southern Style Golden Fried Fish
1 lbyour favorite fresh fish filets (you can use flounder, white fish, perch or whatever you like. i used virginia mullet in the picture).
1/2 to 3/4 cbuttermilk
1/2 c*self rising flour
1/2 c*self rising white cornmeal (not mix)
1/4 tspold bay seasoning
·oil for frying
·*self rising flour and cornmeal seems to give a lighter coating and adheres well.
How to Make Southern Style Golden Fried Fish
- Pour buttermilk in shallow bowl. Add fish filets, turning to coat. Refrigerate for about one hour.
- Mix together flour, cornmeal and seasonings. Remove fish from refrigerator. Shake off excess buttermilk. Roll fish in seasoned corn meal mixture.
- Heat oil in deep fryer to about 375 degrees. Drop fish pieces in hot oil and deep fry for about 4 to 5 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with additional salt/pepper, if desired and serve hot with hushpuppies, slaw and your favorite potato.