Low Carb Friends  
Netrition.com - Tools - Reviews - Faces - Recipes - Home


Go Back   Low Carb Friends > Recipes and Menus > Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions
Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Forum Jump
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-28-2010, 08:36 AM   #1
icebear
Senior LCF Member
 
icebear's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Maine
Posts: 88
Gallery: icebear
Stats: 280/243/151 (5'5" tall) last ^D 7-15-10
WOE: Atkins' Returning after major life disruptions
Start Date: Feb 9,2010
Breading for deep frying fish?

Any ideas?
I have been making a sort of mock KFC coating for chicken with crushed pork rinds, but it is baked in the oven. I use beaten egg and simply dip strips of chicken in the egg and then coat it in the seasoned crushed rinds.

I think baking the fish might not be so tasty done like that.

I have a nice new deep fryer that i have yet to use. (a digital basket style to replace my FryDaddy buckets)
I have not experimented much with deep fry coatings or meats in the fryer. i mainly use them for deep frying broccoli.

I guess i'm wondering if i use beaten egg and seasoned crushed pork rinds for the fish, the fryer might simply 'explode' the coating off the tilapia and make a complete mess of my oil with nothing to show for it.

i have things like unflavored whey protein, gluten flour, soy protein isolate, pork rinds and such available in the pantry.

Any suggestions? Thanks!
__________________
Luke 7:47 Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, [the same] loveth little.

5-24-10 Still going, the digital scale croaked (after 8 years of duty) so i have no idea how much progress i have made. Too busy to use ******, but according to family and wardrobe, i am slowly but steadily progressing toward my goal!

7-15-10. Got to use the scale in the building where hubby works, as of 2 weeks ago i weighed 248, Yay!
icebear is offline   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
Old 09-28-2010, 09:40 AM   #2
Marine2512
Junior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Divernon IL
Posts: 15
Gallery: Marine2512
Stats: 247/197/194
WOE: Atkins
Start Date: 09/22/2009
I use flax meal, garlic, and other seasonings
Marine2512 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2010, 10:52 AM   #3
Charski
Gadget Gal
 
Charski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Mostly in the kitchen!
Posts: 15,471
Gallery: Charski
Stats: 174 (WW)/145/150 goal 5'5"
WOE: JUDDD variation
Start Date: May 2003
I make a tempura-like beer batter - 2 cups of Carbquik and 12 oz. low carb beer, just mix together and then let stand about 10 minutes before dipping your fish (or onion rings, YUMMY!) into it and then into the fryer.

Lower the temp a bit though because CQ turns dark quicker than regular flour does.
__________________
It's easy to be miserable. Being happy takes more work. ~~from Ondine, the movie~~

Veni, vidi, velcro - I came, I saw, I stuck.

I reject your reality and substitute my own! ~~ Adam on Mythbusters
Charski is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2010, 12:27 PM   #4
flatferenghi
Major LCF Poster!
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1,730
Gallery: flatferenghi
i use pork rinds for all my breading....

until someone comes up with fish rinds. Love & Profits: FLATFERENGHI
flatferenghi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2010, 12:50 PM   #5
StyngerIsAScorpio
Senior LCF Member
 
StyngerIsAScorpio's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Still down the rabbit hole....
Posts: 273
Stats: Me/LessOfMe/JustRight
WOE: LC/Under 20/40
Start Date: March 2013
Quote:
Originally Posted by Charski View Post
I make a tempura-like beer batter - 2 cups of Carbquik and 12 oz. low carb beer, just mix together and then let stand about 10 minutes before dipping your fish (or onion rings, YUMMY!) into it and then into the fryer.

Lower the temp a bit though because CQ turns dark quicker than regular flour does.
I'm seeing Beer Battered Cod Loins and Turnip Chips in my future! Thank you for posting this!
StyngerIsAScorpio is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2010, 01:16 PM   #6
icebear
Senior LCF Member
 
icebear's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Maine
Posts: 88
Gallery: icebear
Stats: 280/243/151 (5'5" tall) last ^D 7-15-10
WOE: Atkins' Returning after major life disruptions
Start Date: Feb 9,2010
oh, sounds good. i needed a great excuse to do a netrition order for more than just a bottle or 2 of Davinci's
__________________
Luke 7:47 Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, [the same] loveth little.

5-24-10 Still going, the digital scale croaked (after 8 years of duty) so i have no idea how much progress i have made. Too busy to use ******, but according to family and wardrobe, i am slowly but steadily progressing toward my goal!

7-15-10. Got to use the scale in the building where hubby works, as of 2 weeks ago i weighed 248, Yay!
icebear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2010, 01:46 PM   #7
Charski
Gadget Gal
 
Charski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Mostly in the kitchen!
Posts: 15,471
Gallery: Charski
Stats: 174 (WW)/145/150 goal 5'5"
WOE: JUDDD variation
Start Date: May 2003
For those trying the beer batter - run your fish or whatever through some (dry) Carbquik first, the batter will stick better.
__________________
It's easy to be miserable. Being happy takes more work. ~~from Ondine, the movie~~

Veni, vidi, velcro - I came, I saw, I stuck.

I reject your reality and substitute my own! ~~ Adam on Mythbusters
Charski is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2010, 05:57 AM   #8
darlingnikki
Senior LCF Member
 
darlingnikki's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 231
Gallery: darlingnikki
Stats: start 225/ now 132.2/ goal 125 ??? Height 5'3"
WOE: JUDDD and HCG (not at the same time)
i think someone tried the donut hole or funnel cake recipe with natural flavour whey for this??
darlingnikki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2010, 08:40 AM   #9
CreekWatcher
Senior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 800
Gallery: CreekWatcher
Quote:
Originally Posted by Charski View Post
I make a tempura-like beer batter - 2 cups of Carbquik and 12 oz. low carb beer, just mix together and then let stand about 10 minutes before dipping your fish (or onion rings, YUMMY!) into it and then into the fryer.

Lower the temp a bit though because CQ turns dark quicker than regular flour does.
Charski, did you try a one-to-one carbalose and beer combo in the past, and decide you liked this 4-to-3 mix of carbquik and beer better? (I think I tried the carbalose version in years past--for something--but I can't even remember how it came out.)
CreekWatcher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2010, 09:15 AM   #10
Charski
Gadget Gal
 
Charski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Mostly in the kitchen!
Posts: 15,471
Gallery: Charski
Stats: 174 (WW)/145/150 goal 5'5"
WOE: JUDDD variation
Start Date: May 2003
I don't think I did it with straight Carbalose - I can't recall doing that anyway! Who knows, the memory banks are apt to reject withdrawal requests these days.
__________________
It's easy to be miserable. Being happy takes more work. ~~from Ondine, the movie~~

Veni, vidi, velcro - I came, I saw, I stuck.

I reject your reality and substitute my own! ~~ Adam on Mythbusters
Charski is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2010, 11:41 AM   #11
SmileySue
Senior LCF Member
 
SmileySue's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 605
Gallery: SmileySue
Stats: 332/125, size 2 Maintaining since 3/08!!
WOE: Low carb and clean eating/whole foods
Start Date: 9/05
Quote:
Originally Posted by Charski View Post
the memory banks are apt to reject withdrawal requests these days.
I have GOT to remember this one!!!!

<sorry for the threadjack>
__________________
Blessed are they that can laugh at themselves, for they shall never cease to be amused.

"Life is short, break the rules, forgive sooner, love with true love, laugh without control and always keep smiling.
Maybe life is not the party that we were expecting, but in the meantime, we're here and we can still dance....."
SmileySue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2010, 11:55 AM   #12
bettyee
Junior LCF Member
 
bettyee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 44
Gallery: bettyee
Stats: *
WOE: Atkins
If you like cornmeal fried fish, then go for it. There are less than 3 carbs in the half a tablespoon or less of your average cornmeal/salt/pepper/seasoning mixture that you would use to coat a fillet.
bettyee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2010, 08:12 PM   #13
sistertzu
Resident crazy dog lady
 
sistertzu's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Ca
Posts: 1,511
Gallery: sistertzu
Stats: 244/goal -90 Atkins/IF
WOE: VLC/no grain/ minimal dairy
Start Date: originally march 08 but every day is a fresh start
parmesan, pork rind crumbs, almond flour with an egg wash first.
__________________
Sis

RIP Daisy Dog 1/26/1997 - 7/11/2012

Not every person knows how to love a dog, but every dog knows how to love a person.
sistertzu is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:49 PM.


Copyright ©1999-2015 Friends Forums LLC. All rights reserved. - Terms of Service | Privacy Policy
LowCarbFriends® is a registered mark of Friends Forums, LLC.