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How to Pan-Fry Fish Fillets

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Flour Fish Fillets
Flouring Fish Fillets

Flouring Fish Fillets

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Note: You can greatly reduce the need to rinse off your hands in the middle of this process if you use one hand for "wet" aspects of the breading process and the other for "dry" aspects.

Place a fillet on the flour, pat it down, turn it, and pat it on the other side to thoroughly coat the fillet with a thin layer of flour. Shake off any excess flour.

For an extremely lightly coated fish, you can go directly to Step 10 to Cook the Fish Fillets.

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