I would make this dish again. The breading came out crispy and gave the fish a moist buttery flavor with just a hint of spice. I used halibut but sliced the fillets in half so they were only about a 1/4" think. I was able to use less oil and the fish cooked quickly.
Fried Fish Sandwiches
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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
- 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.
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