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Southern Fried Basa



Quick and easy

Quick and easy

Quick and easy

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

8 minutes


4 servings


1  pound  Basa Fillets

3/4  cup  cornmeal

3  tablespoons  flour

1 1/2  teaspoons  salt

1  teaspoon  Lawry's® garlic powder'

1/4 to 1/2  teaspoon  cayenne pepper, according to taste

1  egg, beaten with 1 tablespoon water

1 to 1 1/2  cups  canola or vegetable oil

1/2  cup  flour


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

Combine 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.

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

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

Fry 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
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Created 07/31/2009
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