- Canola oil
- ½ cup plain bread crumbs
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 2 pinches ground cayenne pepper
- 1-1/2 teaspoons Chinese 5 Spice powder
- 1 cup shredded coconut
- 2 egg whites
- 1 lb. Striper filets
Heat 2 inches of oil over medium heat. (A cube of bread should brown in a 10 count when oil is ready). Season bread crumbs with salt, cayenne pepper & 5 Spice. Toss coconut with seasoned bread crumbs. Lightly beat egg whites. Dip striper in egg whites, then coat with coconut breading.
Fry striper 4 to 5 minutes until evenly golden & crispy.