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Crispy Corn-Coated Sand Dabs


Sand dabs are found only in the Pacific coastal waters from Alaska to Mexico.



  1. Mix cornmeal with salt and pepper.
  2. Dip fish into buttermilk, then coat with cornmeal mixture.
  3. Pour oil to a depth of 1 1/2 inches in a skillet. Heat until hot, then add fish. Cook until golden, turning once.
  4. Garnish with sprigs of watercress or parsley and lemon slices, if desired.


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