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Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Fried Grouper Sandwich

2 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 cup all-purpose flour, seasoned with salt and pepper to taste
  corn meal for dredging the fish
4  6-ounce grouper fillets
  vegetable oil for deep-frying the fish
  leaf lettuce
2 tomatoes, sliced thin
8 soft sandwich rolls, split

Beat together eggs, salt and cayenne in a shallow dish. Place flour mixture and cornmeal in separate shallow dishes. Dredge each fillet in flour mixture and dip in egg wash. Dredge fillets in cornmeal last. In a deep fry pan, heat 1 inch of the oil to 375 degrees F. on a deep-fat thermometer. Fry the fillets in batches for 2 to 4 minutes on each side, or until browned and cooked through. Transfer fillets to paper towels to drain. To serve, layer the lettuce, tomatoes, and fillets on the sandwich rolls.

4 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 487, Calories From Fat 279, Total Fat 31g, Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fatty Acid 0, Cholesterol 108mg, Total Carbohydrates 43g, Protein 9g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.00g

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