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Happy Accident Cornmeal Coating (For Fried Fish or Veggies)

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“This is the best fish coating I have made and my husband says that it is the best he's eaten. I substituted the first three ingredients for 1/2 cup of milk because I didn't want to go to the store and couldn't find another recipe that doesn't call for milk. It turned out to be an awesome combination that hardly leaves a single crumb in the grease.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat shortening in Dutch oven or deep fryer.
  2. Beat together first four ingredients in a small bowl.
  3. Mix the remaining ingredients in a pie pan.
  4. Dip your fish or veggies in the wet mixture then dredge through dry mixture. (for thicker coating, do this step twice.).
  5. Place coated pieces into hot grease and cook until done. I used a fry basket in a stew pot.
  6. When thoroughly cooked, remove pieces to a wire rack to drain before serving.

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