|FRIED FLYING FISH- when eaten with cou-cou is the national dish of Barbados. A truly delicious fish which is also prepared steamed.
- 1 lb flying fish
- 1½ tsp salt
- Juice of large lime
- 1 clove garlic (crushed)
- 1 tsp fresh minced chives
- 1 small onion (minced)
- ½ tsp dried marjoram
- Dash hot pepper sauce
- 1/3 cup all purpose flour
- ½ cup cornflakes crumbs
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper powder
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- 1 egg ( lightly beaten)
- Oil for pan frying
- 2 limes quartered for garnish
- Place fish fillets in a shallow plate or dish, season with 1 tsp salt and lime juice and set aside for 15 minutes.
Drain and pat fish dry on paper towels. In a small mixing bowl mix garlic, chives, onion, marjoram and hot pepper sauce together. Rub mixture on fillets.
Mix flour, cayenne pepper,½ tsp salt and black pepper together in a shallow bowl. Dip the fillets in flour, then egg, then cornflakes crumbs.
Heat oil in a heavy skillet and cook fillets for 3 minutes on each side. Keep fried fillets warm while cooking the remaining fillets.
Garnish with lime wedges and serve.