What temperature do you cook fish in a deep fryer?
You’ll need a deep-fry or candy thermometer. Bring the heat up slowly until the oil is between 350 and 375 degrees F — too low and you’ll get greasy food, too high and it’ll burn.
Does fried fish float when done?
No matter how you cook it, you’ll know fish is done when it flakes easily and is no longer translucent. Deep fried fish will float to the surface when thoroughly cooked. Fish cooks best when it’s evenly cut in a thickness of one inch.
Can I fry fish in a deep fryer?
Pour about 2 inches of vegetable oil into a deep fryer and heat it to 350 degrees F. When heated to the desired temperature, deep fry the fish in batches for about 4 to 5 minutes, flipping once. Drain the excess oil with paper towels.