Citrus Fried Fish

Citrus Fried Fish from Pillsbury™ Baking

Tags: Main Course

  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 12 min
  • Ready Time: 27 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings


  • 2 cups Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 2 pounds perch fillets
  • OR any flaky white fish, such as catfish, tilapia, or flounder.
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Pure Canola Oil


  • 1/4 cup Smucker's® Sweet Orange Marmalade
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard, or to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • dash Dash garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Preparation Directions

  • STIR together flour, lemon peel, salt and pepper in a shallow dish. Combine milk and hot sauce in a medium bowl.
  • DREDGE fillets in flour mixture, shaking off excess. Dip fillets in milk mixture; dredge again in flour mixture.
  • HEAT oil in a large skillet or electric skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish to skillet; cook 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until fish just flakes with a fork.
  • COMBINE orange marmalade, orange juice, lemon juice, mustard, salt and garlic powder in small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a simmer; stir in parsley. Serve with fish.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/4 of recipe), Calories 450 (Calories from Fat 80), Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 205mg, Sodium 680mg, Total Carbohydrate 41g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 14g), Protein 48g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 30%, Calcium 20%, Iron 20%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.