Fried White Perch ~ Fresh caught White perch battered in yellow cornmeal, salt and pepper then deep fried until crispy golden brown. Taught by River Folks! | TheMountainKitchen.com
Print Pin

Fried White Perch

Fried White Perch ~ Fresh caught White perch battered in yellow cornmeal, salt and pepper then deep-fried until crispy golden brown. Taught by River Folks!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Deep Frying, Fish, Fried, Fried Fish, Seafood, White Perch
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 374kcal
Author David & Debbie Spivey

Ingredients

  • 4 cups peanut oil for frying
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 pounds white perch 6-8, cleaned, beheaded and gutted

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a deep fryer or large skillet over medium-high heat until a deep-fry thermometer registers 350 degrees F.
  • In a paper bag, pour in cornmeal, and season with salt and pepper. Working in batches, dredge fish in cornmeal mixture. Roll the fish around shaking off excess.
  • Gently place 2 fish at a time in the hot oil, turning occasionally, until golden brown and cooked through; about 5 minutes. Lay the fried fish on a serving platter lined with paper bags or paper towels to drain. Repeat and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 79mg | Potassium: 541mg | Fiber: 2g | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1.6mg
Did you try this recipe? Tell us what you think!Give this recipe a star rating, leave a comment below and share pictures of your food with us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter! We can't wait to see them! Don't forget to mention @TheMountainKitchen or tag #TheMountainKitchen!