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Fried Fish New Orleans

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Ingredients
  Red snapper/Whitefish 2 Pound, cut into 1 1/2 inch square pieces
  Tabasco sauce To Taste
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Peanut oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Place the fish and Tabasco sauce in a stainless steel bowl.
Let marinate for 20 minutes.
Mix the batter by whipping the eggs, adding the water.
Blend the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt, and pepper together in a dry bowl, using a fork.
Gently stir this into the egg/water mixture.
Do not try to get out all of the small lumps.
It will not matter.
Do not overmix.
Heat 4 cups of peanut oil to 375—400°.
Dip the marinated fish squares into the batter and then deep-fry until light brown, about 4 minutes.
Serve with Pasta and Green Onion Salad, and French bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Fish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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