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Deep-Fried Cajun Salmon Recipe

Ingredients

  • Canola Oil
  • 3 tablespoons creole mustard or spicy brown mustard
  • 1 cup whole milk, or half and half
  • 2 tablespoon lemon, or 1/2 lemon
  • Roasted Garlic Seasoning, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons Louisiana hot sauce
  • 2 pounds wild salmon fillet
  • 1/4 cup green onion, chopped

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

5 Minutes

Serves:

6

Hailing from Louisiana, Chef Ace Champion knows a thing, or two, about cajun cooking. This Deep-Fried Cajun Salmon is a carefully crafted and perfected recipe, seasoned every step of the way to achieve a delicious outer crust, with moist and delicious salmon inside. 

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Preparation

  1. Pour the correct amount of oil into a deep fryer or fry-daddy and pre-heat to 350 degrees. If you don’t have a deep fryer, using a heavy skillet, fill no more than 1/3 full. Heat on medium-high heat to 350°F.
  2. Take the skin of the salmon filets. Remove the brown part in the center of each Salmon.
  3. Squeeze the lemon juice over the fish.
  4. Season fish with the roasted garlic season and a little of Cajun seasoning. Allow the seasoning to set for about 10 minutes for marinating.
  5. Meanwhile, mix milk, Creole mustard, egg, and hot sauce in shallow dish. Sprinkle batter over fish to coat, and then dip each fish one at a time into mustard batter. Shake off the liquid, then coat with remaining Fish-Fri. Carefully add to hot oil, a few pieces at a time.
  6. Fry for 4 to 5 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  7. Garnish with green onion and serve.