Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Best Upstate New York Haddock Fish Fry Recipes

Here are some great coatings to try:

Cornmeal Coating:

1/2 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 pounds haddock filets
oil for frying (I use Canola however the best taste comes from a vegetable and olive oil blend)
Beat together dip the fish in this mixture.

Then shake into this one:
1/3 cup cornmeal
1/3 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon each garlic powder, paprika, salt, pepper
dash of cayenne pepper
Add to a plastic zip lock bag, shake fish in and fry in oil.

Batter Fried Fish:

3/4 cup flour
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup water
2 pounds fish filets
oil  for frying
Mix together. Coat fish and fry till golden brown.

Breadcrumb Coating:

2lb. fresh fish fillets, steaks or pan dressed whole fish
1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper
1/2 teasponn garlic powder
pinch cayenne

1 egg plus
1 tablespoon milk or water beaten together

1 cup Italian dry bread crumbs or buttery cracker crumbs

Dip the fish filets in egg and milk mixture. Shake them in crumb mixture and fry in oil till golden brown.

Beer Batter Recipe:

2 pounds of  white fish of choice fillets snook, cod, haddock, walleye, perch, shrimp, scallops, tilapia, redfish.
1 cup of all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 tsp of each, parsley, oregano, basil
2 tablespoons of paprika
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons black pepper
1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
1 egg
1 12 ounce can or bottle of beer
2 quarts of cooking oil for frying: heat to around 375

Combine all dry ingredients, add egg then beer. Dip fish in batter and fry in hot oil.
Drain on paper towels.

Italian Style Coating:

3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup romano cheese grated
3/4 cup cornmeal
2 tablespoons garlic powder
2 tablespoons seasoning salt
1 teaspoon each oregano, parsley and black pepper
Mix all the above ingredients adding to a zip lock bag.
Dipping mixture:

1 cup milk plus one egg beaten
2 lbs haddock filets
oil for frying

Dip haddock filets into milk mixture into coating mix and deep fry in oil.
Well there you have it some of the best fish fry coatings... if your ever in Upstate NY they have haddock in abundance... check out some of my reviews in My Index for suggestions ....
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