You are here: Home » Recipes » Pan-Fried Fish Pan-Fried Fish Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield 6 servings To really make this dish special, top this pan-fried fish with toasted almonds and parsley. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 pounds fish fillets (such as trout, snapper, or your favorite) Salt and black pepper to taste1 cup self-rising flour1 teaspoon paprika1 cup buttermilk3 tablespoons margarine Instructions Season fish with salt and pepper. Combine flour and paprika in a small, shallow bowl. Dip the fish in buttermilk, then roll in flour mixture and coat well. In a large skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, heat margarine over medium heat and saute fish until lightly brown on both sides, about 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Do no overcook! Drain on paper towels and serve.