RECIPES CRAPPIE By: Raschell Rule Deep-Fried Crappie Recipe This deep-fried recipe works well with crappie, as well as any other type of fish Serve this Deep-Fried Crappie Recipe with lemon wedges and tartar sauce for dipping. Serves: 2 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 pound crappie fillets 1 cup beer 3 cups flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 ½ teaspoons oregano 1 ½ tablespoons homemade garlic powder 1 ½ tablespoons homemade onion powder ½ teaspoon basil 1 ½ teaspoons homemade cayenne pepper, or to taste 1 ½ teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 1 ½ teaspoon kosher salt Orange Crush soda Canola oil Directions: 1. In a bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, basil, cayenne pepper, black pepper and salt. Whisk in enough Orange Crush to make a batter. 2. In a large heavy skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat 2-3 inches of canola oil to 375 degrees. 3. Dip the crappie fillets in the beer and then coat completely with the batter. Fry until golden brown and drain well on a paper bag. 4. Serve with lemon wedges, tartar sauce and hot sauce. For more crappie recipes, visit MissHomemade.com.