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Fisherman's Perch and Chips

Everyone loves classic fish and chips but with our Fisherman's Perch and Chips you are sure to find a new camping favorite. We use freshly caught perch from your day out on the lake to make the flakiest and most delicious dutch oven fried fish and chips. We combine that with our mix of delicious spices to get the most flavorful and crunchy crust. Top it off with your favorite french fries and you wll have an instant hit!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine British
Servings 4 people
Calories 300 kcal


  • 12" Cast Iron Skillet
  • 12" Dutch Oven
  • Campfire or Camp Stove
  • Tongs
  • Heat resistant gloves


  • 2 eggs Large or Extra Large
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 3 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1 bottle canola oil You will need enough oil to just cover the fish. If frying at same time bring enough oil to cover the fish and the french fries
  • 3 lbs perch Feel free to use any lake fish that you have caught
  • 1 bag french fries Your favorite brand and style
  • 1 small wedged or thinly sliced lemon
  • tartar sauce or your favorite fish dipping sauce


  • Prep your freshly caught Perch and create filets
  • In a shallow bowl, whisk egg
    2 eggs
  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, cornmeal, salt, paprika, garlic powder and old bay seasoning.
    3/4 cup all-purpose flour, 1/2 cup cornmeal, 1 tsp salt, 2 tsp paprika, 3 tsp garlic powder, 2 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • Add oil to dutch oven and heat in prep for cooking french fries.
  • Dip fillets in eggs, then roll in flour mixture. Use the two hand method hear so that you do not get a clumpy hand!
  • Cook french fries to package instructions in the pre-heated dutch oven.
  • Add 1/4 inch of oil to a cast iron skillet.
  • Fry fillets in oil for 3 to 4 minutes on each side. When it flakes into sections, it is completely cooked.
  • Serve with completed fries, lemon, and dipping sauce of your choice! We prefer to slice our lemon thinly and lay it on the top of the fish.
    1 bottle canola oil


Camp Hero Tip: Mix your flour, cornmeal, and seasonings before the trip and have them ready to go. This will save you time at the campsite!
Keyword Campfire, cast iron skillet, classic, Dutch oven, fish, fish and chips, french fries, fried foods