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Fried Grouper Sandwich

Posted February 27, 2013 in Entrees, Grouper

Fried Grouper Sandwich


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


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


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