Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
30 Mins
Yield
4 Servings

How to Make It

Step 1

Arrange oven racks in top and bottom thirds of oven and preheat oven to 450°F.

Step 2

Slice potatoes crosswise into 1/4-inch thick rounds, transfer to a bowl and toss with 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Arrange on a large, foil-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with thyme, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Bake in bottom of oven for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Meanwhile, combine fish and milk in a large bowl; turn fish to coat. Toss together cornmeal, chili powder, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper in a shallow bowl. Add 1 fish fillet and coat with cornmeal mixture. Transfer fillet to a large plate and repeat with remaining fillets.

Step 4

Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Add 2 Tbsp. oil, swirling to coat pan. Add fillets and cook until nicely crusted on bottom, about 2 minutes; carefully turn and then transfer skillet to top rack in oven. Cook until golden and firm when pressed in center, about 6 minutes. Serve with fresh lemon and vinegar.

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