Grouper Tacos

Air Date: 
Fri, 07/27/2018
NC Ingredients: 
grouper, buttermilk, eggs




pieces of grouper filets
small flour tortillas, warmed
1⁄2 c
1 c
canola oil
1⁄2 c
1⁄2 c
white cornmeal
1 t
1⁄2 t
white pepper
1⁄4 t
ground red pepper


Soak fish in buttermilk for 15 to 20 minutes.

Combine flour, cornmeal, salt, white pepper and red pepper and place in a shallow dish.

Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot.

Dredge fish in breading and fry until golden brown and cooked through, about 5-8 minutes.


Lemon Pepper Mayo Sauce: Combine ½ cup mayonnaise, 1 ½ tsp. fresh lemon juice and 1 ½ tsp. hot sauce. Refrigerate until ready to use.


Build your Taco: Fill warm tortilla with fish, drizzle with sauce and top with optional toppings below.


Optional topping: diced tomatoes, shredded cabbage, fresh lime juice, pickled vegetables, capers, salsa, shredded cheese, and shredded lettuce.


Lisa’s Notes: Fish tacos are fun for a group because of all the different toppings. The breading will work with almost any NC fish so you can enjoy this recipe throughout the year and depending upon what you catch.