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Southern Fried Fish and Grits

This fried fish and grits recipe is filled with Southern flavor!

By: Lisa from
Updated January 02, 2018
Southern Fried Fish and Grits
Southern Fried Fish and Grits
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Southern Fried Fish and Grits makes for a hearty meal that is full of Southern flavor. This recipe for fish and grits is sure to become one of your go-to breakfast recipes. If you already enjoy having grits for breakfast, then you are sure to enjoy this elevated version of the Southern classic. The hot and crispy fried fish is the perfect complement to the creamy, cheesy grits. We guarantee that you will appreciate how this fish and grits recipe combines two simple Southern recipes into one amazing dish.


Preparation Time10 min

Cooking Time40 min

From the Creator of The Recipe

"Cooking for me is like sharing a piece of my soul. I take great pleasure in watching people enjoy my food. One of my favorite all-time dishes is Fish and Grits!

Fish and Grits is a true Southern Louisiana dish. I grew up eating Fish and Grits and it was normally a Friday Fish Fry meal. In my home, fish is always cooked on Fridays and if you're going to cook great fish, why not serve it with a side of creamy grits? I normally use a Red Snapper for frying fish but Tilapia or Swai is also wonderful when frying fish. I always prepare this dish for my family to continue my childhood traditions and to make sure our family traditions are passed on to the next generation."

– Lisa from Creole Contessa

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This is the perfect Southern Fish Friday recipe! I've never tried the combination of fried fish and grits, but it looks tasty!


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