Southern Pan-Fried Halibut

Southern Pan-Fried Halibut

You only need a few simple ingredients to yield a quick and tasty Southern Pan-Fried Halibut, and this recipe holds true. Even better, these cornmeal-coated fish fillets fry up in just three minutes!

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  • 2 1/2 pounds halibut
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal


  1. Cut halibut into serving pieces.
  2. Heat shortening in skillet over medium heat.
  3. Mix salt and cornmeal; roll fish in cornmeal mixture.
  4. Place in hot shortening in skillet; fry for 3 minutes or until delicately browned.

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