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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 large 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

1/2 pound: 495 calories, 23g fat (3g saturated fat), 266mg cholesterol, 533mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 48g protein.

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Loiscooks User ID: 3656565 111009
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2014

"Great recipe! I was looking for a recipe for breaded fish that I could fry on the stove. I am glad it called for using a cast iron skillet. I used this recipe to fry cod, and everyone really enjoyed it. Thanks for such a good recipe!"

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