Southern Fish Fry

Southern Fish Fry

5 people

20 minutes

Ingredients

  1. 5-10 flounder fillets cut into strips or catfish, any white fish
  2. 2 cups corn meal
  3. 2 cups flour
  4. 2 eggs, beaten
  5. 2 tbsp yellow mustard
  6. 1/2 cup hot sauce
  7. 2 tbsp old bay seasoning
  8. 1 tsp black pepper
  9. 1 tbsp garlic powder
  10. 1 tbsp onion powder
  11. 1 tbsp paprika
  12. Lemon to serve
  13. Cooking oil
  14. Hot sauce

Steps

  1. 1
    Rinse fish and pay dry
  2. 2
    Slice fish in half to get long strips
  3. 3
    Place fish in large bowl
  4. 4
    Heat oil in large pan over medium heat. Not filling more than half way with the oil.
  5. 5
    Mix seasoning blend and set aside
  6. 6
    In a freezer bag add cornmeal and flour and 2 tbsp of seasoning blend. Mix well.
  7. 7
    Add remaining seasoning blend and hot sauce, eggs and mustard to fish bowl. Mix well.
  8. 8
    Once oil is ready place a few strips of fish into corn/flour and shake well to coat.
  9. 9
    Remove excess flour from fish by lightly shaking when removing it from the bag.
  10. 10
    Place fish in pan and fry for 4-5 mins per side.
  11. 11
    Don't crowd the pan. Repeat until all fish is cooked.
  12. 12
    Drain on napkin. Sprinkle a pinch more Old Bay on the top of fish when they come out (optional) serve with lemon wedges and hot sauce.