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Summer Special Fish Fry

ryanakarcher's picture
This summer time fish fry is my all time favorite. Try out this outstanding summer time fish fry recipe next time you bring home a bunch of nice bluegills, perch or crappies after a day of fishing.
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Corn meal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Crushed red pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 2 Teaspoon
  Sea salt 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 2 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon (Not Shown On Video)
  Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Enough To Give You 0.5" Deep For Frying)

Mix all herbs and spices into flour/cornmeal mixture. Dip fillets into egg, let excess drip off, then toss them in the batter. Fry in 350-375 degree F oil for 2-3 minutes each side or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels.
Serve with lemon wedge, tatar sauce, cocktail sauce, or plain. Enjoy!
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
When summer is in the air, what better way to enjoy your chilled beer than a plate full of fried fish. Whether you have got nice bluegills, crappies or perch, you can happily use the 'catch of the day' to make crispy, juicy fries at home. A summertime favorite of all!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1501 Calories from Fat 1082

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 122 g188%

Saturated Fat 16.7 g83.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 857.3 mg35.7%

Total Carbohydrates 88 g29.5%

Dietary Fiber 8.2 g32.7%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 17 g34.9%

Vitamin A 35.3% Vitamin C 8.3%

Calcium 10.6% Iron 46.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Anonymous's picture
I love fish fry at any time of the year. I loved this recipe for fish fry, mainly coz it looks spicy and also have very good seasoning! But I would like to try the fry without the egg and corn meal wrap, i think that would taste great! :)
Indzz's picture
they look really good chef..we dont get fish every week ..but the next tie i do i am definitely gonna try this recipe..loved the fish fry recipe..
Delicious.Thoughts's picture
Wow ! This Summer Time Fish Fry looks really really delicious ! Instead of oil, I'd like to use butter. I would also want to try out the baked version.
Chocolatinaa's picture
Darn,,you have got a really delicious looking Fish fry here and i cant wait to try it..unfortunately no fish at home...but i will get it tomorrow itself and try this one out!!!
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