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Fried Catfish


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By zina
Member since 2007

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Ingredients

2 cups yellow cornmeal
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 Tbsp. coarsely ground black pepper
1 Tbsp. lemon pepper
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. granulated garlic powder
Kosher salt
Peanut oil for frying
2 cups whole milk
4 dashes hot pepper sauce
8 (6 to 8 oz.) farm-raised catfish fillets
2 large onions, sliced
A bottle of hot sauce
Tartar Sauce


In a shallow pan, mix the cornmeal, flour, black pepper, lemon pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and salt.


Heat peanut oil to 350 degrees F in a deep frypan.


Mix the milk and hot pepper sauce in a shallow pan and dip each fillet into this mixture, letting the excess drip off.


Then dip and coat each fillet with the flour mixture.


Fry the catfish for 6 to 7 minutes or until brown and firm. Drain on paper towels.


Serve catfish hot with raw onion separated into rings, hot sauce,and tarter sauce.


Catfish is a mild, white-fleshed fish and very tasty.


Pairs Well With


Notes

Mississippi Style from

The Big Book of Fish & Shellfish

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