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Crispy Fried Bluegills
Sent in by Lloyd Barnhart.

~ bluegill fillets
~ crushed original flavor Triscuit crackers
~ 1 2 tbsp corn meal
~ Bisquick mix
~ 1 can beer
~ oil for frying

Crush up a bunch of Triscuit crackers. Stir in a tablespoon or two of corn meal. Spread on a shallow plate.

In a bowl, make a thick batter from the Bisquick mix and beer.

Dip the fillets in the batter then dredge in the Triscuit mix and place on a clean plate until all the fillets are coated.

In a large skillet, cast iron preferred, heat about 1/2" of oil over medium-high heat.

Add the coated fillets to the hot oil. Fry until golden brown turning 3 - 4 times.

Drain on paper towels.

Salt to taste and enjoy!

For a different flavor, try the cracked pepper flavor Triscuits.

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