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Simple New England Fried Fish

Meghan Briggs

"This simple recipe works best with cod (scrod) and flounder. The product is a fresh, buttery-tasting fillet. Goes so well with french fries or oven fries (chips)."
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30 m servings 1066 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 fillets)


  • Calories:
  • 1066 kcal
  • 53%
  • Fat:
  • 84.5 g
  • 130%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.8g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 37.8 g
  • 76%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 167 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Stir egg whites and water together with a fork in a wide, shallow bowl. Mix cornmeal, flour, and pepper together with a fork on a plate.
  2. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Dip each flounder fillet into the egg white mixture and press into the cornmeal mixture to coat completely. Gently toss between your hands so any cornmeal that hasn't stuck can fall away. Place fish onto a plate while preparing the rest of the fillets; do not stack.
  4. Carefully put fish into the hot oil and cook until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Drain fillets on a plate lined with paper towel; season with salt.

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This was really yummy and easy to make, but I feel the amount of flour and corn meal should be way less. I tried to use as much as possible but only so much will stick. I had a ton left over wi...

I adjusted my Serving Size to reflect 2 Servings, versus the Original 4 Servings, and the Dry Ingredients were adjusted lower. After dipping my fresh Atlantic Haddock, which I cut into serving ...

This was really good, quick, easy and tasted delicious. Thanks for posting the recipe.

This recipe was very tasty but it all broke a part in the pan when I flipped it. Mine turned out to be "chopped breaded fish" my fault on the devastating flip but indeed a tasty and great recip...

This is a great recipe! I made a couple alterations, but am confident that I'd get a great result without them. Mine were using the whole egg, not just the whites. I used milk instead of water, ...

It was very easy to prepare an tasty. Made a great fish an chip lunch..

This was a very easy recipe, and the fish was delicious, flaky and crisp, without too much coating. I will make this again for sure!

very simple and great taste! At its I forgot the salt at the end, and it really makes a difference. Would definitely make again.

Turned out real nice.. Like this recipe..