1 cup all purpose flour
1 cup cornmeal
1 tsp dried basil
salt & pepper
1 lb whiting
In a medium bowl, combine the cornmeal, cayenne pepper, all-purpose flour, salt and pepper to taste, and basil. Mix well and set aside.
Wash and lightly season the fish with salt and pepper. Set aside.
Coat each fish one by one and set aside on a plate. Then fry the fish in small batches for 5 minutes per side. Repeat the steps with the remaining fish. Serve warm and enjoy!