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Catfish Cakes

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Serves 10 | Prep Time 20 | Cook Time 25


1/2 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup fish fry coating mix
1/2 cup cornbread mix
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon creole seasoning
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/3 cup buttermilk
1 egg, separated
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 cup cooked rice
1/2 pound farm-raised catfish fillets, cooked and flaked
vegetable oil

Cook onions in butter in small skillet over medium heat until tender; set aside.

Combine fish fry coating mix, cornbread mix, baking powder, creole seasoning, and black pepper in large bowl.

Blend milk with egg yolk and hot pepper sauce; stir rice, fish, onion, and milk mixture into dry ingredients.

Beat egg white until stiff but not dry. Fold in beaten egg white.

Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.

Drop batter by 1/4 cup into skillet; flatten with back of spoon.

Turn cakes when golden brown.

Drain on paper towels.

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I cooked up these catfish cakes last night. My hubby likes to put them on a bun with tarter sauce. I like them with hush puppies, fries & slaw

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