Heat about 3 inches of oil to 375 degrees F in a large cast-iron skillet or deep high-sided saute pan.
Sprinkle the barracuda with 1/2 teaspoon of the garlic salt. Mix together the lime
juice and ghost pepper in a wide shallow dish and add the fish
, turning to coat. Let marinate while frying the plantains.
in the oil, flipping once, until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate to drain
the excess oil.
the eggs in a shallow dish. Combine the flour and remaining 1 teaspoon garlic salt
in a second shallow dish. Coat the barracuda
fillets first in the egg wash
, and then in the flour. Fry the fillets in the oil until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side, and then transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate.
Serve the fish with a couple fried plantains, Peas
and Rice and Salad.
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