Fish fried in oatmeal

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
\N \N Herring; mackerel or trout
\N \N Coarse oatmeal
\N \N Salt and pepper to taste

Clean fish, split them open at belly.

Season coarse oatmeal with salt, pepper.

Roll fish on both sides in seasoned coarse oatmeal.

Heat 1 tbsp butter per fish in frying-pan until bubbling but not brown.

Fry fish on both sides until golden.

Drain, serve garnished with parsley and wedges of lemon.

Serve 1 large or 2 small fish per person.

Converted by MC_Buster.

NOTES : Certain fish, in particular trout, mackerel and herring are utterly delicious fried in oatmeal and this has been a traditional and beloved dish all across Scotland since time immemorial. For many Scots, fish fried in oatmeal epitomises the warmth and comfort of home; whether a Buckie cottage or a Hebridean croft.

Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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