24 Shallow-Fried Fish

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The Graham Kerr Cookbook: By the Galloping Gourmet

The Graham Kerr Cookbook

By Graham Kerr

Published 1966

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Most recipe methods for shallow-fried fish begin with the miller’s wife technique given below. According to legend, the miller was up to his hocks in the nearby stream fishing, when his wife (hard at work) heard him shout “Mon Dieu, j’ai une truite”—literally, “My God, I’ve got a trout.” She sped to his side, clasped the trout to her ample flour-covered bosom, ran fo