Spicy Fried Fish

spicy fried fish

Spicy Fried Fish

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The spice mixture is very hot, so use less if you want
Servings: 4
Calories: 628


  • 4 fish fillets about 8 oz each
  • 8 oz unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic granules
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground white pepper
  • 2 tsps salt
  • 1 tsp dried thyme


  • Melt the butter and pour about half into each of four ramekin dishes and set aside.
  • Brush each fish fillet liberally with the remaining butter on both sides.
  • Mix together the spices and thyme and sprinkle generously on each side of the fillets, patting it on by hand.
  • Heat a large frying pan and add about 15 ml (1 tbsp) butter per fish fillet. When the butter is hot, add the fish, skin side down first.
  • Turn the fish over when the underside is very brown and repeat with the remaining side. Add more butter as necessary during cooking.
  • When the top side of the fish is very dark brown, repeat with the remaining fish fillets, keeping them warm while cooking the rest.
  • Serve the fish immediately with the dishes of butter for dipping.
Calories: 628 kcal
Carbohydrates: 1 g
Protein: 38 g
Fat: 53g
Saturated Fat: 31 g
Trans Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 253 mg
Sodium: 1267 mg
Potassium: 852 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 1821 IU
Vitamin C: 5 mg
Calcium: 53 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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