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In the Kitchen with Ken - Smothered Redfish

For the sauce
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick used)
  Bacon grease 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Crab stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Swamp fire seafood boil 1 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  White pepper 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Chopped sweet onion 1
  Garlic cloves 2 Medium
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2 , chopped
  Green bell pepper 1⁄2 , chopped
  Cooked lump crab meat 1 Pound
  Crab claws 6 Medium (Cooked)
For the redfish fillets
  Fish fillets 6 Medium (Red fish)
  Cornbread stuffing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Buttermilk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Zatarain's southern crisp 4 Ounce (1/2 of One box used)
  Crushed red pepper 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Fresh ground pepper 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (As needed for deep frying)

1. Clean and rinse the red fish fillets. Set aside.

2. In a cast iron skillet, add the butter,bacon grease and flour. Stir on medium heat until you create a medium colored light roux.
3. Add the cream and crab stock, stir well to combine.
4. Season with seafood boil, cayenne pepper and white pepper. Stir everything together. Add a little more water, if too thick.
5. Add chopped sweet onion, cloves of garlic and chopped bell peppers.
6. Stir everything together and let it simmer.
7. Meanwhile, set up three separate bowls for dredging. In the first bowl place the flour, in the second bowl the buttermilk, in the third bowl the cornbread stuffing, southern crisp with seasonings (crushed red pepper and fresh ground pepper).
8. Dredge in each bowl, then fry the fillets in vegetable oil until golden brown.
9. Remove on to a paper towel and set aside.
10. To the simmering sauce, add crab meat and claws. Give it a little stir for a few minutes and turn off the heat.

11. Smoother the red fish fillet in the crab sauce and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Smothered Red fish Fillet, this one is going to end up being one of your favorite dishes! A beautiful dish created by Ken! See the video for more!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 695 Calories from Fat 265

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.3%

Saturated Fat 12.3 g61.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 209.4 mg69.8%

Sodium 735.6 mg30.7%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 55 g109.5%

Vitamin A 26.3% Vitamin C 33.3%

Calcium 17.2% Iron 26.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

In The Kitchen With Ken - Smothered Redfish Recipe Video