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Smoking Hot Chipotle Fried Fish
serves 4

Chipotle Fried FishINGREDIENTS



  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk

  • 4 chipotles

  • 8 teaspoons of adobo

  • 4 6-ounce fillets of mahi mahi

  • Canola oil for frying

  • 4 teaspoons Kosher salt

  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 cup cornmeal


PROCEDURE


In a blender, whiz together the buttermilk, chipotles, and adobo.  Place in a large sealable baggie with the fish, and marinate for 1 hour.


Heat 1 inch of oil in a cast iron skillet, and preheat to 375°F.  Mix together the salt, flour, and cornmeal.  Dredge the fish in the coating, and then fry, two at a time, for 3 minutes, until golden brown.  Serve with lemon wedges, or on a bun with chipotle cole slaw.


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