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How do you cook blackened crappie?

How do you cook blackened crappie?

Blackened Crappie

  1. Wash the crappie and pat dry.
  2. Liberally apply Zatarains Blackened Seasoning, salt and garlic powder.
  3. Heat butter in a cast iron skillet until smoking.
  4. Cook filets in butter until golden brown.
  5. Serve as you desire.

How do you make spicy beer batter for fish?


  1. Heat oil in a deep pan or pot.
  2. Cut the fillets into long thick strips.
  3. Rinse fish strips, pat dry, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Combine flour, garlic, paprika, 2 teaspoons salt, and 2 teaspoons pepper.
  5. Stir egg into dry ingredients.
  6. Gradually mix in beer until a thin batter is formed.

What goes with crappie fillets?

Dip the fillets in the beer and then coat completely with the batter. Fry until golden brown and drain well on a paper bag. Serve with lemon wedges, tartar sauce and hot sauce. If you like shrimp scampi, you will enjoy this crappie recipe.

How do you make crappie patties?


  1. Mix or grind the crappie fillets, onion, celery and potatoes together.
  2. Heat butter and canola oil in a skillet on medium-high and roll the patties in the crushed cracker crumbs (say that 5 times fast).
  3. Fry the patties until they are golden brown on each side.

What’s the best beer to use for fish batter?

Best beer for Beer Batter You can use any beer other than dark, heavily flavoured beer like stouts or porters as they will discolour and flavour the batter excessively. Any pale-coloured beer works fine for Beer Battered Fish. Just avoid dark, strong flavoured beer like stout and porters.

How do you make a beer batter crappie?

Cut Crappie into 1 inch pieces. Stir together the 1/3 cup of pancake mix with cornmeal, salt, onion and garlic powder, dry mustard and pepper. Now taking the 1 cup of pancake mix (slowly and stirring well,) add the 3/4 cup of beer. Going back to the dry ingredients.

Can you eat the skin on a crappie?

In general, any bass or bass-like fish will have skin that is good to eat: Largemouth and smallmouth bass, white bass, striped bass, seabass of any kind, and all the little panfish (crappies, bluegills, etc.

How long does crappie take to cook?

Julie’s Baked Crappie It takes about 45 minutes to cook, so start early. Preheat oven to 410 degrees. Drizzle olive oil to thinly coat the bottom of a glass baking pan. A 9 x 13 pan will hold 8 to 12 crappie fillets.

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