Fried Fish Sandwiches

Southern Living
Fried Fish Sandwiches Recipe
This superb fried fish sandwich is inspired by the Black Grouper Sandwich served at Dockside Dave's in St. Pete Beach, Florida.
Makes 4 servings


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2 pounds grouper, mahi mahi, cod, or halibut fillets
2 teaspoons Greek seasoning, divided
1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 cups cold beer
1 large egg, lightly beaten
Vegetable oil
4 sesame seed hamburger buns
Tartar sauce or mayonnaise
4 green leaf lettuce leaves
4 tomato slices


Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 4 Minutes

1. Cut fish into 3-inch strips. Sprinkle evenly with 1 tsp. Greek seasoning, 1 tsp. salt, and 1/2 tsp. pepper.

2. Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, remaining 1 tsp. Greek seasoning, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/2 tsp. pepper; stir well. Add 2 cups cold beer and egg, stirring until thoroughly blended and smooth.

3. Pour oil to a depth of 2 to 3 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 375°.

4. Dip fish strips into batter, coating both sides well; shake off excess. Fry fish, in batches, 2 minutes on each side or until golden (do not crowd pan). Drain on paper towels.

5. Spread top half of each bun evenly with tartar sauce. Place 1 lettuce leaf and 1 tomato slice on bottom half of each bun; top each with 2 fried fish strips and top halves of buns.

Created date

August 2007