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Fried Catfish Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anthony Ries
Added: Sunday, April 23, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb catfish fillets
1 egg beaten
1 cup milk
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup prepared mustard
1 clove garlic, minced or pressed
Salt and red (cayenne) pepper to taste
1 cup yellow cornmeal
1 cup yellow corn flour (masa is suitable)
Vegetable oil

Directions:
Directions:
1. Rinse catfish in cold water and pat dry with paper towels. With a sharp knife, cut fillets lengthwise along center to make long thick pieces.

2. In a shallow bowl, mix egg, milk and water. Add fish to milk mixture. In another bowl, blend mustard and garlic, Drain fish.

3. Roll in mustard mixture, Sprinkle with salt and red pepper. In another bowl, combine cornmeal and corn flour. Roll fish in cornmeal mixture until well-coated. Heat oil to 375 F(190 C) or until a 1-inch cube of bread turns golden brown in 50 seconds.

4. Deep-fry fish in oil until golden, 3 to 5 minutes, depending on size of fish, drain on paper towels and serve immediately, Makes about 4 servings.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15

 

 

 

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