Southern Fried Mahi-Mahi Sandwiches

Mahi-mahi fillets are coated in seasoned flour, then dipped in egg wash and cornmeal and fried to perfection.

Southern Fried Mahi-Mahi Sandwiches


  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 4 (5-ounce) mahi-mahi fillets
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 8 soft sandwich rolls, split
  • Leaf lettuce
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced thin


  1. Beat together eggs, salt and cayenne in a shallow dish.
  2. Mix flour, salt and pepper in a shallow dish; place cornmeal in separate dish.
  3. Coat fillets in seasoned flour; dip in egg wash and then into cornmeal to coat.
  4. In a deep fry pan, cook the fillets in oil at 375 degrees F. for 2 to 4 minutes, browning on each side.
  5. Drain on absorbent paper.
  6. Serve on sandwich rolls with lettuce and sliced tomatoes.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Florida Department of Agriculture.