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Basic Fried Catfish


Quick and easy

Quick and easy

Quick and easy

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. Blend 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 crowding and try to prevent pieces from touching. Drain on paper towel and serve hot.
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