There’s fried fish, and then there’s Arty’s fried fish.
Arty Crispy Fish – Serves 4
2 cups dry potato flakes
1 cup plain flour
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon seasoning salt
1 tablespoon ground black pepper
2 teaspoons cayenne pepper, or to taste
4 fillets of white-fleshed fish
2 cups butter flavoured shortening
Combine potato flakes, flour, garlic powder, seasoning salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper in bowl.
Soak fillets in cold water.
In a suitable frying pan or fryer, heat shortening to 175C.
Rub fillets through dry mixture.
Fry in the hot oil for until fish flakes easily.
Remove from oil and place on paper towels.