Fried Grouper

This fish dish is ready before you know it. Grouper is so delicious that it only takes a little seasoning and these fillets are ready to be fried and served.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Fry: 6 Minutes


Vegetable oil
1 (12-oz.) can evaporated milk
1 large egg
2 pounds grouper, cut into 2-inch fillets
1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
1 1/2 cups self-rising flour


1. Pour oil to a depth of 3 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 350º. Whisk together milk, egg, and 1/4 cup water in a large bowl.

2. Sprinkle fillets with seasoned salt. Dredge fillets in flour; dip in milk mixture, and dredge in flour again. Fry fillets, in batches, in hot oil 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on a wire rack over paper towels.