The Fried Flounder and Shrimp Platter as served at Sanitary Fish Market in Morehead City, North Carolina, as seen on Food Network's Triple D Nation, Season 4.
Recipe courtesy of Sanitary Fish Market

Fried Flounder and Shrimp

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr 20 min (includes chilling time)
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings



Special equipment:
a deep-fry thermometer
  1. Mix the mayonnaise, carrots and pickles in a bowl. Refrigerate the tartar sauce.
  2. Rinse the fish and shrimp in cold tap water and drain. Divide the seafood breader into two large mixing bowls. While the seafood is still wet, dredge in the seafood breader and leave in the bowls. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Pour 1 cup oil into each of two large frying pans. Heat both to 350 degrees F.
  4. Place the fish in one frying pan and the shrimp in the other. Cook until golden brown, 2 minutes per side. Remove from the pans and drain on a fryer rack or paper towels. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve with the tartar sauce.