Bake off enough crappie fillets to make about 3 cups cooked product. Mix together 1/2 to 3/4 cup mayo 1 egg 1T brown mustard (or yellow) dash salt Cracked pepper 1 lemon squeezed 1 Tablespoon Old Bay seasoning Some chopped cilantro or parsley Jalepeno if ya like it hot. Add Panko bread crumbs till it comes together. Make small hockey puck looking cakes. Then set them in the extra bread crumbs on the top and bottom. Cook over meduim heat in skillet that can go in the over. Use mixture of olive oil and butter to brown on both side. Once you flip them over the first time go straight into a 350 degree oven for 8-9 minuetes. These are awesome with remuloude sauce also!
Hooking a fish is like playing string with a cat. The exact size, shape, color of string matters less than how you wiggle it- and little cats are easier to fool than big ones. John Gierach