Your Basic Panfried Fish

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

From Betty Crocker's "Good and Easy" Cookbook from 1971, this is your basic panfried fish. For a variation, you can make Fish Almondine by browning 1/4 cup butter in a small skillet; stir in 1/4 cup toasted slivered blanched almonds, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 2 teaspoons lemon juice. Just before serving, top fish with this almond butter. :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. If fillets are large, cut into serving pieces.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Beat egg and water slightly.
  4. Dip fish into egg, then coat with flour.
  5. Melt shortening (1/8 inch) in skillet; fry fish over medium heat, about 10 minutes.


Most Helpful

Every once in a while it is good to go back to basics . I did not use an egg, just moistened the fish and dipped them in Panko crumbs, served with a wedge of lemon, roasted potatoes, Steamed Broccli & new garden fresh carrots Lovely Dinner Thanks Bec

Bergy June 20, 2005

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