Crunchy Fish Strips for Grown-ups with Spicy Cole Slaw

Crunchy Fish Strips

1 lb Trout or your favorite fresh fish
Fish should be cleaned (head and tail removed, gutted, and de-boned). If you are unfamiliar with cleaning fish, your seafood department will do it. Cut the cleaned fish into 2 inch wide strips. Set aside.

1/2 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup flour, place on a plate
1 egg, beaten, in bowl
2/3 cup Panko Bread Crumbs, place on a plate
1/2 cup vegetable oil

Season both sides of fish strips with Old Bay Seasoning, lemon pepper, and salt. Dip each fish strip in flour,  egg, and Panko.

Place saucepan over medium high heat. Add vegetable oil, let oil get hot. Cook each fish strip for 3 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan and place on paper towel.

Spicy Cole Slaw

4 cups cabbage, shredded thinly
3/4 cup light mayonnaise
1 Tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1 Tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 cup carrot, shredded
1/2 teaspoon red chili pepper, crushed
1 Tablespoon red onion, chopped
1 Tablespoon celery, chopped
Salt and black pepper to taste

Place all the cole slaw ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well.

Serves 4


The "Perfect Storm" is a film about the Andrea Gail, a fishing boat that had a devastating bout with two powerful weather fronts and a hurricane. Handsome George Clooney stars in this sad, but true adventure of fisherman who needed to bring in one last catch for the season. Our recipe for Crunch Fish Strips for Grown-ups with Spicy Cole Slaw appreciates the dedication of these skilled workers who bring us all the gems of the sea. Our fish strips are crunchy on the outside and moist inside with just the right seasoning. The spicy cole slaw is just the perfect match for the "Perfect Storm."

P.S. Kids will love them too!

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