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Pan Fried Croaker

2 Servings
2 Whole croaker, head on, gutted and scaled
Salt and pepper
1 cup Flour
2 teaspoon Allspice
2 tablespoon Coriander
1/8 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
½ - ¾ cup Canola oil, or peanut oil
4 tablespoons Chives, or parsley minced

Wash the croaker thoroughly. Season the fish with salt and pepper. Season the flour with salt, pepper, allspice, coriander and cayenne pepper. Dredge the fish in the seasoned flour and fry in the oil until done. Remove the fish to a warm platter. Serve over spoonbread and garnish with minced chives or parsley.

By permission of Chef John Maxwell, Richmond, VA