Uncle Bill's Deep Fried Tilapia Fish Recipe

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Uncle Bill's Deep Fried Tilapia Fish
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  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together 1/4 cup of flour, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper; set aside.
  2. Rinse fish fillets under cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
  3. Cut fish into 1 inch wide by about 4 inches long pieces; set aside.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and pepper.
  5. Add beer and beaten egg and whisk until well blended and the batter is light, smooth and quite thin (like whipping cream).
  6. In a medium size saucepan or a frying pan, heat oil to 350°F.
  7. Dredge fish pieces in the flour mixture.
  8. Drop the floured fish pieces into the batter to coat, then lift out with tongs and let the excess batter drip off.
  9. Drop the battered fish into the hot oil and cook for about 1 minute, turn over and cook for an additional 1 minute or until light golden brown.
  10. Do not overcook.
  11. Remove from oil onto paper towels to absorb any excess cooking oil.
  12. Serve immediately with lemon wedges and tartar sauce.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1238.4 Kcal (5185 kJ)
Calories from fat 1060.23 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 117.8g 181%
Cholesterol 105.29mg 35%
Sodium 570.34mg 24%
Potassium 557.57mg 12%
Total Carbs 21.06g 7%
Sugars 1.64g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1.38g 6%
Protein 26.59g 53%
Vitamin C 8.3mg 14%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 89.4mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 375.91 Kcal (1574 kJ)
Calories from fat 321.83 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35.76g 181%
Cholesterol 31.96mg 35%
Sodium 173.13mg 24%
Potassium 169.25mg 12%
Total Carbs 6.39g 7%
Sugars 0.5g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0.42g 6%
Protein 8.07g 53%
Vitamin C 2.5mg 14%
Iron 0.6mg 10%
Calcium 27.1mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 34.3
  • 35

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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