Southern Fried Basa

Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
8 minutes
Makes:
4 servings
Source

H-E-B

Ingredients

1poundBasa Fillets,

3/4cupcornmeal,

3tablespoonsflour,

1 1/2teaspoonssalt,

1teaspoon Lawry's® garlic powder',

1/4 to 1/2teaspooncayenne pepper, according to taste,

1egg, beaten with 1 tablespoon water,

1 to 1 1/2cupscanola or vegetable oil,

1/2cupflour,

Directions

1Rinse basa and pat dry. Cut into 4 portions. If pieces are very thick, cut in half.

2Combine cornmeal with 3 tablespoons flour, salt, garlic powder and cayenne in a shallow bowl or on a plate. Place 1/2 cup flour in a separate bowl or plate. Beat egg with water in a separate shallow bowl.

3Pour oil into a large skillet to a depth of 1/4-inch. Heat oil 4 minutes over Medium-High heat.

4Coat basa in flour and dip in egg. Turn in cornmeal mixture to coat evenly.

5Fry in 2 batches, 2 minutes per side, until golden. Avoid crowding and try to prevent pieces from touching. Use 2 spatulas to turn basa. Remove to paper towels to drain. Serve while hot

Nutritional Information

No Nutritional Information Available

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