Yield: Approximately 50 Balls
Lionfish Fillets - 8oz
All Purpose Flour - 3 cups
Baking Powder - 1 tbsp
Salt - 1 1/2 tsp
Black Pepper - 1 tbsp
Onion Powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Garlic Powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Dried Active Yeast - 1 tbsp
Onion - 1/2 cup (finely chopped)
Pimento - 1/2 cup (finely chopped)
Chive - 1 cup (finely chopped)
Water - 2 - 2 1/2 cups (ROOM TEMPERATURE)
Run fish fillet through your food processor until it forms a paste consistency.
In a bowl, mix together all purpose flour, baking powder, salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder and yeast.
Add onion, pimento, chive and lionfish.
Mix together until fully incorporated.
Add 2 cups of water and mix until a very thick batter is formed.
If batter is too thick add a little more water.
Cover with cling wrap or foil and let rest for 1 hour.
Fill 1/3 of your frying pot with oil.
Heat oil to 350°F.
Using two tablespoons, gently spoon the batter into the oil (about 6-8 balls at a time).
Let fry for about 2 minutes before turning each ball.
Fry until golden brown.
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