Cajun Crappie Recipe

Crappie filets (about 1 pound)
1/3 cup yellow corn meal
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 egg
1/2 cup of milk
corn oil for frying
Combine Corn Meal, 1 cup of flour and spices in a small bowl, mix well. Beat the egg and milk in another bowl. Remove skin from the Crappie filets and wash with cold water. Dry the filets with paper towels. Put cup of flour in a plastic bag. Add the crappie filets to the plastic bag and shake to coat the filets with flour. Dip one by one, into the egg and then dip into the Corn Meal, flour, and spice mixture. In a large frying pan, heat the corn oil, 1/4 inch deep, to about 375 degrees. Carefully place filets into the hot oil. Fry filets till golden brown on both sides. Place cooked filets on paper towels to drain excess oil. Serves two.

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