Creole Fried Fish Sandwich with Quick Slaw Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 sandwiches

Ingredients:

  • 4 red snapper fillets (or any firm, white-fleshed fish fillets)
  • 4 kaiser rolls
  • 1 tablespoon creole seasoning
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup corn meal
  • Cooking (canola or vegetable) oil for deep frying
  • Tartar sauce to serve (optional)
  • Slaw (see the recipe below) to serve
How to cook Creole Fried Fish Sandwich with Quick Slaw:
  • Rinse fish fillets and pat dry. Slice fish in half to get long strips. Place fish in a large bowl.
  • Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat to 350°F (175°C), using a cooking thermometer. (If you don’t own one, take a little bit of corn flour drop it in the oil if the corn flour starts to fry quickly and floats to the top the oil is ready.)
  • Mix seasoning blend and set aside.
  • In a freezer bag add corn meal and flour and half of the seasoning blend, mix well.
  • Add remaining seasoning blend, beaten egg, hot sauce, lemon zest and juice, and mustard to fish bowl, mix well.
  • Once oil is ready place a few strips fish at a time of fish into corn-flour and shake well to coat.
  • Remove excess flour from fish by lightly shaking when removing from bag.
  • Place fish in pan and fry 4-5 minutes per side. (Don't over crowd pan.) Repeat until all fish is cooked.
  • Remove and place in paper towel to remove excess oil.
  • To assemble sandwich, split kaiser roll in half. Top the first half of bread with slaw and place couple of fried fish fillets. Cover with the second half.
  • To assemble sandwich, place a small pile of slaw on the bottom half of each kaiser roll. Top with couple of fried fish fillets and a dollop of tartar sauce, if desired. Close kaiser roll and serve.

Slaw Recipe

Slaw Ingredients:
  • 2 cups finely shredded red cabbage
  • 2 stalks green onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, julienned
  • 1 carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoning
How to cook Slaw:
  • Combine all ingredients and stir.
  • Refrigerate until ready to assemble sandwiches.
Creole Fried Fish Sandwich with Quick Slaw recipe
Creole Fried Fish Sandwich with Quick Slaw recipe
Creole Fried Fish Sandwich with Quick Slaw recipe
Creole Fried Fish Sandwich with Quick Slaw recipe
Creole Fried Fish Sandwich with Quick Slaw recipe
Creole Fried Fish Sandwich with Quick Slaw recipe

Note(s):

Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 8 mins

The Creole Fried Fish Sandwich with Quick Slaw recipe very simple to cook and very tasty too!


This recipe for Creole Fried Fish Sandwich with Quick Slaw serves/makes: 4 sandwiches

The Creole Fried Fish Sandwich with Quick Slaw recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Snapper (more Snapper recipes)
Preparation Method: Sandwich (more Sandwich recipes)
Cuisine: Creole (more Creole recipes)

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