In bowl # 1:
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
Optional - some Old Bay seafood seasoning or equivalent to taste
In bowl # 2:
1 cup flour
1 bottle of beer (at room temperature will mix easier)
1 tbsp. each of salt, pepper and paprika (only if the seafood seasoning is not used in bowl 1)
This can be used on any type of fish from snapper to trout. Use fillets cut into whatever size you prefer or pan sized fish that have been cleaned and scaled. It also tastes great on shrimp.
1. Mix each well and let sit at room temperature for at least 1 hour.
2. Dip fish first into dry mixture and then into batter.
3. Fry in small batches until golden brown.