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Fisherman's Favorite Mullet Sandwich

Fisherman's Favorite Mullet SandwichRecipe courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 large eggs
1 teaspoon water
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup corn meal for dredging the fish
4 (6 ounce) Florida mullet fillets
1 cup vegetable oil
4 soft sandwich rolls, split
Florida leaf lettuce
2 Florida tomatoes, sliced thin

Cooking Directions:

  1. Beat together eggs and water in a shallow dish. Season the flour with cayenne, salt and pepper. Place flour mixture
  2. and cornmeal in separate shallow dishes.
  3. Coat fillets in seasoned flour; dip into egg wash and then coat with cornmeal.
  4. In a deep frying pan, cook the fillets in 1 inch of oil at 375°F (190°C) on a deep-fat thermometer for 2 to 4 minutes, browning on each side. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve on sandwich rolls with lettuce and sliced tomatoes.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 744; Calories From Fat: 270; Total Fat: 30g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 191mg; Total Carbs: 72g; Protein: 47g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.