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Florida Seafood Recipe

Fried Florida Mullet

Seafood-4350
Ingredients  
  canola oil for frying
1 large egg
1 teaspoon water
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cornmeal
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
4  6-ounce mullet fillets
  lemon slices
 

Preparation
Heat oil to 375 degrees F in deep fryer or deep saucepan. Whisk together egg and water in a shallow dish. Combine flour, cornmeal, cayenne, salt and pepper; mix well. Dip fillets into egg wash then into flour mixture to coat. Deep fry fish in hot oil for 4-5 minutes until fish is golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper and serve with lemon slices.

Yield
4 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 484, Calories From Fat 232, Total Fat 26g, Saturated Fat 4g, Trans Fatty Acid 0, Cholesterol 137mg, Total Carbohydrates 24g, Protein 37g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 1g

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