Pan-Fried Fish

For a quick supper solution, dredge fresh fillets in a simple cornmeal coating, then sauté until golden-brown.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
egg
1/4
cup milk
1/2
cup all-purpose flour or cornmeal
1
lb. fish fillets
1
cup oil

  • 1 Beat egg in shallow dish or pie pan until well blended. Stir in milk. Place flour in another shallow dish. Dip fish fillets in egg mixture; dip in flour to coat.
  • 2 Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add fish; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown and fish flakes easily with fork, turning once. If desired, season to taste with salt and pepper.

Expert Tips

When you fry fish in a skillet, be sure the oil is hot enough, otherwise the fish will steam instead of fry. The thicker your fillets are, the longer they will take to cook.

Serve these easy fillets with tartar sauce, potato salad and sliced fresh tomatoes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
115mg
115%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 3 Very Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.