This recipe appeared in Something Fishy Going On in our Spring 2023 issue.
Buttermilk-Fried Triple Tail with Corn & Crab Gravy & Fried Tomatoes
For the triple tail
For the fried tomatoes
For the corn & crab gravy
Heat oil in a cast iron skillet. Dredge fish in flour to coat well. Fry fish 5 minutes per side until golden brown and remove to a baking pan. Finish in a 350-degree oven for 10 minutes.
Bread tomatoes with flour, egg wash, and breadcrumbs. Deep fry for 3 minutes and remove to a serving plate.
Melt butter. Add shallots and sweat. Add corn. Dust with flour, mix well, add cream, and reduce by a third. Fold in crab. Serve over fish and fried tomatoes, and garnish liberally with scallions.