Southern Fried Mahi Sandwich

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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4


2 large Florida eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 cup all-purpose flour
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup cornmeal
4 5-ounce mahi-mahi fillets
1 cup vegetable oil
8 soft sandwich rolls, split
Florida leaf lettuce
2 Florida tomatoes, sliced thin
Red Chili Lime Cilantro Aioli, optional


Beat together eggs, salt and cayenne in a shallow dish. Season the flour with salt and pepper. Place flour mixture and cornmeal in separate shallow dishes. Coat fillets in seasoned flour; dip into egg wash and then coat with cornmeal. In a deep pan, cook the fillets in 1 inch of oil at 375 degrees F. on a deep-fat thermometer for 2 to 4 minutes, browning on each side. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve on sandwich rolls with lettuce and sliced tomatoes. (Optional: serve with Red Chili Lime Cilantro Aioli).


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