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Campfire Fried Fish Recipe

Dad will be so impressed when you serve this main dish on Father's day! You can choose his favorite fish to fry up.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 10 min./batch YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 3 pounds walleye, bluegill or perch fillets
  • Canola oil


  • 1. In a shallow bowl, whisk eggs. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, cornmeal, salt and paprika. Dip fillets in eggs, then roll in flour mixture.
  • 2. Add 1/4 in. of oil to a large cast-iron skillet; place skillet on grill rack over medium-hot heat. Fry fillets in oil in batches for 3-4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

6 ounces cooked fish equals 495 calories, 23 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 266 mg cholesterol, 533 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 48 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.