Marinated Fried Fish

Dish Description
This is a simple and flavorful fish dish.
  • 2 (4 ounce) fillets flounder
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 cup vegetable oil for frying

  • Place flounder fillets in a small glass dish. Mix lemon juice, garlic, cumin, and paprika in a small bowl; pour over flounder fillets. Cover dish with plastic wrap and marinate flounder in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • Mix flour, dill weed, and cayenne pepper together on a piece of waxed paper.
  • Beat egg and water together in a wide bowl.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Gently press the flounder fillets into the flour mixture to coat; shake to remove excess flour. Dip into the beaten egg to coat and immediately return to the flour mixture to coat.
  • Fry flounder in hot oil until the fish flakes easily with a fork, about 5 minutes per side.