Basic Fried Catfish
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Basic Fried Catfish
Course Seafood
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 20 minutes
Servings
People
Course Seafood
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 20 minutes
Servings
People
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a deep skillet over medium-high.
  2. Rinse catfish strips with water and pat dry.
  3. Combine cornmeal with 1/4 cup flour, salt, cayenne and garlic powder in a shallow bowl. Blend until evenly mixed.
  4. Place remaining flour in a second bowl.
  5. Beat eggs in a third bowl.
  6. Coat fish strips in flour.
  7. Dip floured strips in beaten egg.
  8. After removing strips from beaten egg, coat catfish evenly with cornmeal mixture.
  9. Fry strips, one portion at a time, in 375°F oil 4 to 5 minutes until golden. Avoid crowding and try to prevent pieces from touching.
  10. Drain on paper towel and serve hot.
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