Fried Florida Mullet Fingers
Recipe courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.
2 pounds Florida mullet fillets
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup yellow cornmeal
2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
Florida lemon slices
canola oil for frying
- Preheat oil to 375°F (190°C) in deep fryer or deep saucepan.
- Cut fillets into 4 to-5-inch strips.
- Combine salt, pepper, flour, cornmeal and cayenne; mix well. Coat fish with mixture.
- Deep fry fish in hot oil for 4 to 5 minutes until fish is golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve with lemon slices.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 399; Calories From Fat: 136; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 15g; Cholesterol: 74mg; Total Carbs: 32g; Protein: 34g.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.