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The Secret Ingredient (Chipotle): Smoking Hot Chipotle Fried Fish Recipe

The Secret Ingredient (Chipotle): Smoking Hot Chipotle Fried Fish Recipe
  • Meal

    Main Dish

  • Cusine

Ingredients

1 1/3 cups buttermilk

4 chipotle peppers

8 teaspoons of adobo

4 6-ounce fillets of mahi mahi

Canola oil for frying

4 teaspoons Kosher salt

1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour

1/4 cup cornmeal

Directions

In a blender, whiz together the buttermilk, chipotles, and adobo. Place in a large sealable plastic bag with the fish, and marinate for 1 hour. Heat 1 inch of oil in a cast iron skillet until it reaches 375 degrees F. Mix together the salt, flour, and cornmeal. Dredge the fish in the coating, and then fry, two at a time, for 3 minutes, until golden brown. Serve with lemon wedges, or on a bun with chipotle cole slaw.