4 average fillets
½ cup all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pinch salt (Optional)
2 eggs, beaten
Spice Rub / 1 hot sauce (optional)
2 cups crushed saltine crackers or Ritz cracker or any other crackers
peanut oil for frying
1 lemon, cut into wedges
- Check the fillets to ensure all bones and skin have been removed. Cut the fillets into manageable pieces, if necessary.
- Place the beaten eggs a bowl and set aside. Combine the flour, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in another bowl. Pour the cracker crumbs into a third bowl.
- Heat the oil in a deep-fryer or large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- Dip the fillets into the flour mixture, then the eggs, and then the cracker crumbs then to the fryer.
When Brown Remove and Place on Cooling Rack.