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Classic Fried Catfish Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Levy & Andrika Norris
Added: Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup yellow cornmeal
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/4 teaspoons ground red pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 1/2 teaspoons salt
12 catfish fillets(about 3 3/4 pounds)
vegetable oil

Directions:
Directions:
Combine first 4 ingredients and 2 teaspoons salt in a large shallow dish.Sprinkle catfish fillets evenly with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt,and dredge in cornmeal mixture,coating evenly.Pour vegetable oil to a depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven;heat to 350.Fry fillets,in batches,5 to 6 minutes or until golden;drain on paper towels.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 to 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep15 min.,Fry:6 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For a quick weeknight version,skip the deep fryer.Cook catfish in 2 tablespoons hot oil,per batch,in non-stick skillet 5 minutes on each side.

 

 

 

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