Lemon-Batter Fish

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by DailyInspiration

This is a "blue ribbon" award recipe from Jackie in Michigan and was submitted in my "The Best of Country Cooking" cookbook.

Top Review by Annacia

Oh My Gosh, this is a lemon fan's dream. I used a huge pickerel fillet cut in half for two and used half the batter amount. Served with Recipe #428549, home fries and a fresh salad it all made for one wonderful dinner. This recipe is very easy and delivers a delicious result. Made for PAC, Spring 2014

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl, combine 1 cup flour, baking powder, salt and sugar; set aside. Combine egg, water and 1/3 cup lemon juice; add to dry ingredients and mix until smooth. Dip fillets in remaining lemon juice, then remaining 1/2 cup flour; and finally coat with batter. Heat 1 inch of oil in a skillet. Fry fish, a few fillets at a time, over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until the fish flakes easily with a fork. Drain on paper towels. Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

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