Archive for October 2013

Mustard Batter Bass

Ingredients:

1/3 cup Dijon mustard or prepared mustard
1/4 cup water plus 1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 1/2 cups seasoned coating mix
2 1/4 pounds bass fillets cut in 1 1/2″ pieces
canola oil

Directions:

In small mixing bowl, combine mustard, water, juice, Worcestershire sauce and cayenne.
Place coating mix in shallow dish. Dip fish first in mustard mixture and then dredge in coating mix to coat. In 10-inch skillet, heat 1/2 inch oil over medium heat. Add fish. Fry three to four minutes or until golden brown. Turn once. Drain on plate linew with a paper towel.

Submitted by Anna Fuqua

Bass ‘N’ Beer

Ingredients:

6 fillets bass (1/2 to 3/4 thick)
1/4 ts pepper
1 paprika
1/4 c chopped onion
1/4 c butter
2 tb all-purpose flour
2 c beer
1 tb brown sugar
2 whole cloves
1 tb lemon juice

Directions:

Sprinkle fish fillets with 1 teaspoon salt, the pepper, and some paprika. In a skillet, cook onion in butter till tender. Stir in flour; cook and stir till brown. Gradually stir in the beer. Cook and stir till the mixture bubbles. Stir in the sugar and cloves. Add fish fillets to sauce. Cover and cook for 10 to 15 minutes over low heat till fish flakes with a fork. Remove fish to a platter. Stir lemon juice into sauce in the skillet. Serve sauce over fish with rice, if desired. Makes 6 servings.

Submitted by Scott Fuqua