Crunchy Cod

    Crunchy Cod


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    About this recipe: This fried fish is absolutely delicious. It's coated in a herb and spice seasoned polenta mix, then deep-fried to perfection. Enjoy with chips, if desired.

    Serves: 4 

    • 125ml milk
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 4 (85g) fillets cod fish
    • 250ml oil for frying
    • 50g dry polenta or cornmeal
    • 5 tablespoons plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon paprika
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic granules
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. In a medium bowl, combine milk and lemon juice. Add cod fillets and marinate 5 minutes. Heat oil in large heavy frying pan over medium heat.
    2. In a shallow bowl, mix together polenta and flour. Season with paprika, black pepper, salt, garlic granules, thyme and cayenne pepper. Dredge fish in polenta mixture
    3. Fry cod fillets in hot oil until golden brown.

    Alternatives to cod:

    Try this recipe with inexpensive fresh coley or pouting. They both belong to the cod family but are much cheaper and available in larger supermarkets or fishmongers.

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