Pan-Fried Cornmeal Batter Fish

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by daisygrl64

The catch of the day is dipped in a crispy cornmeal batter and pan fried. Land-O-Lakes Cookbook.

Top Review by Alicia M.

Just used this with tilapia, it turned out great. It had a light and sweet flavor, the crust turned out gorgeous, golden, and crisp. Will definitely be adding it to my favorite fish coating recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. in 9" pie pan stir together all ingredients except cornmeal, fish and oil.
  2. on waxed paper place cornmeal, dip fish into batter, then coat both sides of fish with cornmeal.
  3. in 10" skittle heat oil until hot.
  4. place 3 or 4 fish fillets in hot oil.
  5. cook over med heat until golden brown.
  6. turn and continue cooking until golden brown and fish flakes with a fork.
  7. repeat with remaining fish, place fried fish on paper towel to drain any excess oil.
  8. Serve with potatoes or rice.

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