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An Algoma Favourite: The Fresh Fish Fry

Updated: By Heather Bot

Whether you are pan-frying, oven cooking, or steaming your fish, it’s all good but this favourite recipe is definitely deep-fried fish breaded in cornflake crumbs.

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Ingredients

  • 2 – 3 lbs of boneless fish fillets
  • 2 cups of sifted flour
  • ½ tsp of seasoned salt
  • ½ tsp of onion powder
  • 1 tsp of lemon pepper with garlic and onion
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup of milk
  • 1 ½ – 2 cups of cornflake crumbs (store-bought or make yourself)
  • 2 – 3 Litre of canola or vegetable oil

Directions

Mix flour and seasoning and place in a shaker bag or breading bowl. Whisk milk and eggs together and place in a dipping bowl. Place cornflake crumbs in a separate breading bowl.

Rinse fish fillets in cold water and shake off excess water. Place fillets one at a time in a shaker bag or breading bowl to cover the fish completely with seasoned flour.

Remove from flour and dip in the milk/egg mixture. Remove and dip fillets again in the cornflake crumbs and cover the fish well.

Shake off excess crumbs and place in the deep fryer and cook at 375° F to 400° F for approximately 3 to 4 minutes depending upon the size of the fillets.

Remove from the fryer and lay fish on paper towels to absorb excess oil.

Enjoy Mon Ami!

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This recipe was first published in the 2016 edition of the Algoma Travel Guide. The recipe and photos were submitted by a resident of Algoma Country, Yvan Breton.

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About Heather Bot

I'm a member of the Algoma Country Travel staff. I hope my blogs entice you to visit the beautiful region that I call home.

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