STUFFED BAKED CRAPPIE STACKS

8 crappie fish fillets Salt ½ cup apple juice ¼ cup lemon juice 2 ounces creamed cheese, softened ¼ cup feta cheese crumbles 2 T. onion, finely chopped 1 large Granny Smith apple Freshly ground black pepper 8 slices butter Natural color toothpicks Plain breadcrumbs for sprinkling 4 long, thin slices...

BLACK-IRON SKILLET BUTTER-SEARED BLACKENED CRAPPIE

This recipe requires a heavy black-iron skillet for cooking. Serve the spicy crappie recipe over a spring salad mix of greens.  Note that there are no spices used in the salad. Salad: 1 plastic box of Spring Salad Mixed Greens, already washed...

BROILED CRAPPIE w/ SAVORY ORANGE HONEY SAUCE

1 lb. crappie fillets; washed, drained, and patted dry Salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 T. lemon juice 1 T. orange marmalade 2 tsp. honey 2 tsp. Dijon mustard 1 tsp. soy sauce 1 T. fresh orange juice (more…)

CRAPPIE CREOLE on HOT RICE

1 pound fish fillets Salt 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 medium green pepper, finely chopped 3 T. butter 1(14.5.ounce) can petite chopped tomatoes, undrained ¼ tsp. salt 1 small clove garlic, minced 1/8 tsp. garlic salt 3 drops...

SWEET & SOUR CHILI HOT CRAPPIE NUGGETS APPETIZER

1 lb. crappie fillets 1 T. lemon juice Salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup plain dry bread crumbs, more may be needed Spray oil Paprika 1 cup Frank's Red Hot Sweet Chili Sauce (not original or wing sauce)...

Baked CRAPPIE w/Spicy PARMESAN CRUST on TOASTED ENGLISH MUFFINS

1 lb. crappie fish fillets 1 lemon cut in half plus 2 tsp. lemon juice for the sauce Salt to sprinkle on fish Freshly ground black pepper to sprinkle on fish 4 T. butter ¼ cup all-purpose flour ½...

Fried Crappie & Buttered French Bread w/Spicy Sauce

1 lb. crappie fillets 1 whole loaf of French bread; bakery cooked, but not cut Butter, softened ½ cup mayonnaise 1 tsp. prepared horseradish 2 T. dill pickle relish or minced dill pickle 1 T. minced onion ¼ tsp....

ROASTED RED PEPPER, CAPERS, & ONION CRAPPIE

1 lb. crappie fish fillets 1/2 large sweet red pepper, sliced into strips 1 medium to large sweet onion Spray vegetable oil 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil Salt Freshly ground black pepper 2-1/2 T. butter 2 tsp. small...

CRAPPIE FISH POPPERS & FRIED CORNBREAD

This recipe can be used for a main meal or as an appetizer. 1-1/2 lb. crappie fillets, cut into 1 to 2-bite pieces or nuggets 2-1/3 cups self-rising corn meal 2 cups buttermilk ½ cup vegetable oil 2 large...

TOASTED SESAME SEED CRAPPIE w/ BROILED TOMATO WEDGES

1 lb. fish fillets 2 large tomatoes, quartered Salt Freshly ground coarse black pepper 1½ T. soy sauce 1 tsp. cornstarch 1 T. (+ extra for garnish) toasted sesame seeds (buy them toasted) 4 mini yellow peppers or 1/2...

CRAPPIE SAUTE w/ SUN-DRIED TOMATO SAUCE on PENNE PASTA

1 lb. crappie fish fillets Salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 T. bacon drippings or extra virgin olive oil 2 T. butter 2 T. plain flour 1 cup chicken broth ½ cup heavy cream 3 T. oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes...

PAN SAUTE CRAPPIE with BASIL & OLIVE OIL

1 lb. fish filletsSaltFreshly ground black pepper¼ tsp. garlic powder2 -3 T. extra virgin olive oil, more if needed during cooking2 frozen basil cubes½ of a whole lemon Wash the fish fillets and pat dry with paper towel. Lightly...

Fried Crappie with Citrus-Butter Caper Sauce

1 lb. crappie fish fillets 1-cup self-rising corn meal mix Vegetable oil for frying 6 T. butter, divided 1 T. small capers, drained and mashed Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 "Cutie" or small tangerine Wash the fish fillets and...

CHEESY BAKED CRAPPIE STACKS

1 lb. crappie fillets Salt Freshly ground black pepper Italian seasoning 1 large onion 1 large fresh tomato 1 fresh lemon cut in half 4 to 6 oz. White sharp Cheddar cheese 4 to 6 butter slices about 1...

CRAPPIE, BACON, & HASH BROWN BRUNCH

1 lb. crappie fillets Salt 4 slices bacon 1 lb. red potatoes 1/3 medium onion 2 eggs, used separately Freshly ground black pepper ¾ cup plain flour ¾ cup self rising corn meal Vegetable oil Wash and pat dry...