Fresh Catfish with A Cornmeal Crust

Kathie Carr

By
@kathiecc

My Dad was a legendary fisherman. When he came home with nice big catfish we would all help get supper ready fast. Those fresh fish were so good......

This recipe was Mom's favorite way to prepare catfish.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1
egg, lightly beaten
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/2 c
flour
1/4 c
yellow cornmeal
1/2 tsp
each salt, pepper, garlic salt
4
catfish fillets
3 Tbsp
vegetable oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a shallow bowl, combine the egg and lemon juice. In another shallow bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, pepper, garlic powder and salt. Dip catfish into egg mixture, then coat with cornmeal mixture.
2
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Fry fillets, two at a time, for 5-6 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with tartar sauce and lemon wedges.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy