Batter-Fried Flounder



2 to 4 servings

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


2 eggs, separated
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 pound flounder fillets, cut into serving-size pieces
1/4 cup vegetable oil


Combine egg yolks, flour, water, and salt in a medium mixing bowl; stir well. Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until stiff peaks form; gently fold into yolk mixture.

Dip fillet pieces in batter a few at a time, coating well. Fry in hot oil in a heavy skillet over medium- high heat until lightly browned on both sides. Turn twice during frying process. Drain well on paper towels. Serve immediately.