Fried Fish Sandwiches

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.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 4 Minutes

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

September 2007
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