Gary's Fried Fresh Bass

Recipe by Stacky5
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    lbs bass fillets, 8 (cleaned and de-boned)
  • 2
    cups whole milk
  • 1 -2
    cup flour (extra-fine)
  • 12
    teaspoon paprika
  • 1
    dash salt & pepper
  • 3
    cups Crisco
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place cleaned & deboned bass fillets (preferably small-mouth bass - but works with large-mouth & bluegill fillets too -- ) in a large zip-lock bag.
  • Cover with milk and seal bag. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Next day, dry fillets on paper towels. Season both sides with Paprika, salt & pepper (to taste).
  • Coat each fillet with Wondra Flour.
  • Meanwhile, preheat Crisco in iron skillet on medium-high heat.
  • Fry fillets in 1/2" of melted & hot Crisco on medium-high heat. For about 3 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels when done.
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