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Basic Fried Catfish
Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
8 to 10 minutes

1 pound catfish, cut into 1-inch strips

3/4 cup cornmeal

1 cup flour, separated

* salt, to taste

* cayenne pepper, to taste

* garlic powder, to taste

1/2 cup milk or 2 beaten eggs


Heat enough oil in a deep skillet over Medium-High for fish to float.
Rinse fillets and pat dry. Cut into strips.
Combine cornmeal with 1/4 cup flour, salt, cayenne and garlic powder in a shallow bowl. Bl
end until evenly mixed.
Place 3/4 cup flour in a second bowl. Pour milk into or beat eggs in a third bowl.
Coat fish strips in flour. Dip in milk or beaten egg. Coat evenly with cornmeal mixture.
Fry strips, a portion at a time, in 375 degree F oil 4 to 5 minutes until golden. Avoid c
rowding and try to prevent pieces from touching. Drain on paper towel and serve hot.

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