Super Simple Golden Crispy Fish

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Mirj2338

I hate deep frying, this is the way I shallow fry my fish.

Top Review by Hey Jude

I hate deep frying too! We really loved this fish. I used small tilapia fillets and followed the rest of the recipe to a T. These came out nice and crispy and golden. They tasted great with the lemon squeezed over them. We had this with caesar salad and garlic mashed potatoes. Thanks Mirj!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large, deep skillet, heat the butter and oil over medium heat.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the dry ingredients in a large resealable plastic bag.
  3. Shake well.
  4. Add the fish to the bag, one at a time, and shake to coat.
  5. Cook the fish in the skillet for 4 minutes per side, until golden brown.
  6. The fish should flake easily with a fork.
  7. If you like a lemony taste, squeeze the lemon juice over the cooked fish.
  8. You can also garnish each serving with lemon wedges and let diners squeeze their own juice to taste.

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