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Crispy Tilapia

tilapia, buttermilk, cornmeal, flour, egg, bay, baking powder, baking soda

Crispy Tilapia -


3 lbs tilapia fillets, about 10
1/3 cup flour, for dusting fish
1 egg
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning
Canola oil, to cover bottom of large pan


Salt and pepper fish.
Dust fillets with 1/3 cup of flour.
Mix egg with buttermilk in one bowl.
Mix flour, corn meal, baking soda and baking powder, Old Bay in another bowl.
Dip all floured fish into egg then flour mixture.
Heat oil medium-high in large pan.
Fry, turning after 2 minutes on each side.
Salt as soon as you take out of pan.
Should be done in three batches.

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