PANFRIED FISH FILLETS

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15 min Prep
25 min Total
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6 Servings

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Frying is one of the easiest and most popular ways to cook fish.


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 1/2 pounds mild-flavor fish fillets, about 3/4 inch thick
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 egg
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 tablespoon water
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/2 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour, cornmeal or grated Parmesan cheese
  • Small check mark in a circle icon Vegetable oil or shortening
Preparation
  1. Cut fish fillets into 6 serving pieces. Sprinkle both sides of fish with salt and pepper.
  2. Beat egg and water in shallow bowl until well mixed. Sprinkle flour on waxed paper or a plate. Dip both sides of fish pieces into egg, then coat completely with flour.
  3. Heat oil (1/8 inch) in 10-inch skillet over medium heat about 2 minutes. Fry fish in oil 6 to 10 minutes, turning once, until fish flakes easily with fork and is brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels.
Tips
  • Mild-flavored fish varieties include cod, perch and catfish.
  • Turn up the flavor of fried fish by shaking regular salt for 1/2 to 1 teaspoon seasoned salt.