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Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Emeril used this for cod sandwiches on his show but I have used it for walleye and mahimahi also.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 12 lbs fish fillets
  • 4 teaspoons Emeril's Original Essence (creole spice)
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • 34 cup flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 1 12 cups breadcrumbs (panko or other)

Directions

  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Season fish with essence.
  3. Salt and pepper.
  4. Put flour in shallow dish. Set aside.
  5. Add eggs to milk in bowl and whisk to combine. Set aside.
  6. Place bread crumbs in 3rd shallow dish.
  7. Dredge each fillet in flour, shake off excess, coat in egg wash, press into crumbs coating evenly.
  8. Fry fish in hot oil until golden brown; about 2-3 minutes on first side and 1-2 minutes on second side.