Fried Striper with Mustard Batter
1/3 cup Dijon mustard -- or prepared mustard
1/4 cup water -- plus 1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 1/2 cups seasoned coating mix
2 1/4 pounds striped bass fillets -- cut in 1 1/2" pieces
Preparation of Fillets: Remove all the red meat.
In small mixing bowl, combine mustard, water, juice,
Worcestershire sauce and cayenne.
Place coating mix in shallow dish. Dip fish first in mustard
mixture and then dredge in coating mix to coat.
In 10-inch skillet, heat 1/2 inch oil over medium heat. Add fish.
Fry three to four minutes or until golden brown.
Turn once. Drain on plate lined with a paper towel.