Ingredients:

• 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided

• 1 tsp. baking powder

• 3/4 tsp. salt

• 1/2 tsp. sugar

• 1 large egg, lightly beaten

• 2/3 cup water

• 2/3 cup lemon juice, divided

• 2 lb. perch or walleye fillets, cut in serving-size pieces

• Oil for frying

• Lemon wedges, optional

Directions:

Combine 1 cup flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. In another bowl, combine egg, water and 1/3 cup lemon juice; stir into dry ingredients until smooth.

Place remaining lemon juice and remaining flour in shallow bowls. Dip fillets in lemon juice, then flour, then coat with egg mixture. In a large skillet, heat 1 in. oil over medium-high heat. Fry fillets until golden brown and fish flakes easily with a fork, 2-3 minutes each side. Drain on paper towels. If desired, serve with lemon wedges.

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