Monday, July 18, 2005

Fried Yellow Perch - Lake Erie Style

Fried Yellow Perch - Lake Erie Style
Yield: 6 servings
2# (about 15) fresh or frozen yellow perch or other small fish, split, cleaned and boned½ t salt¼ t pepper½ c all-purpose flour2 T cornstarch1 c water1 egg yolk, slightly beaten1 egg white, beaten until stifffat for deep fat frying
Thaw fish if frozen. Sprinkle fish with 1 t salt and pepper and set aside. Combine flour, cornstarch and ½ t salt. Now blend together the water and egg yolk; stir into the flour mixture until smooth. Fold in egg white. Dip fish into batter; deep fat fry 350 2 to 3 minutes, depending on size of fish, until fish is golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

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