Golden Carp

Barbichthys laevis

Fried Scored Carp Recipe
2 cups cornmeal
1 Tablespoon flour
Salt and pepper
oil or lard to fill an iron skillet to a one-inch depth.

Coat fish with dry mix of cornmeal and flour. Place in hot oil, scored side down. Fry until golden brown, then turn to fry other side golden brown.

Deep-fat Fried Scored Carp Recipe

Yield - 4 servings
Two carp fish, fresh, scored, and halved
1 cup flour
1 cup cornmeal
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon Lawry's Seasoned Salt
oil for frying

Wash fish and dip in milk, then in dry mix. Do this twice.
Deep fry fish in oil at 350 degrees until golden brown.
Serve hot on bread slices.
Garnish with sliced onions, tartar sauce, or lemon slices.