How long do you fry fish in oil?
Fry fish in batches in hot oil about 4 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
Do you fry fish on high or medium heat?
Heat oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Be sure oil is hot enough before beginning to fry the fish. A drop of water added to the oil should sizzle when the oil is heated properly. Dredge the fish in flour seasoned with salt and pepper to assist the browning process.
Do you pan fry fish on high or low heat?
Melt butter in a large skillet in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil and then carefully add fish fillets. Cook, adjusting heat as necessary to prevent the butter from burning. Carefully flip the fish over when it is golden on the bottom, 1 to 3 minutes.