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Louisville Fish Fry & Bourbon Rickeys

Louisville Fish Fry

  • 1 pound fresh white fish (we use cod)
  • 1 cup seasoned flour (we use Kentucky Kernel)
  • 1 egg (or more)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • Shortening for frying

Cut fish into 3-4 inch pieces. Whisk egg with a little water to make an egg wash. In another bowl, mix all dry ingredients. Bring shortening to 375 degrees in a cast iron pan. (need an inch of grease depth)

Dip fish pieces into egg wash, then dredge in flour mix. Cook a few minutes on each side until golden brown.

Bleu Cheese Cole Slaw

  • 3 cups shredded cabbage
  • ½ cup mayonnaise (or too taste)
  • 1 T white vinegar
  • 4 oz. bleu cheese crumbles
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • Salt and Pepper

Dowse cabbage with vinegar and stir. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until blended. Adjust mayo proportions to taste.

Tarter Sauce

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 T dill pickle relish
  • 1 T capers
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • 1 T dried minced onion
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • Salt, pepper, paprika to taste

Mix all ingredients. Add splash of hot sauce if desired.

Bourbon Rickey

  • 1.5 ounces Bourbon
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • Soda Water
  • Lime wheels or wedges

Shake bourbon and lime juice in a shaker with ice. Pour into a highball glass with ice. Top with soda water and garnish with limes.