How do you cook fish in a deep fryer?
Coat fish in flour, then egg, and then bread crumbs. Gently set coated fish into hot oil and fry 5 minutes on each side until medium golden brown in color. When the fish is evenly golden all over, remove and drain on brown paper sacks.
What is the best oil to deep fry fish?
Thanks to its neutral flavor, affordable price, and high smoke point, canola oil is the most popular oil for frying fish. Peanut, cottonseed, and coconut oil are also great fish frying oils.
How do you keep deep fried fish crispy?
Drain the fish, place it on paper towel to soak up the frying oil, then serve it straight away. Starting off with fish that has been patted down with paper towels and dusted with flour before battering will help achieve a crisper finish.