FRIED SOUTHERN CATFISH

Rev BJ Friley

By
@RevBJFriley

When I was about 4 or 5 year old, my late Mamaw fixed this recipe as a main dish to her "Southern Style Hush Puppies" recipe, which I have posted on here.

Note: Since I am from Mississippi, my family and I eat this a lot.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
salt
3 tsp
black pepper
2 tsp
ground red pepper
1 c
buttermilk
1 large
egg, beaten
2 1/2 c
self rising cornmeal
1 Tbsp
garlic powder
1 Tbsp
dried thyme
catfish filets
peanut oil for frying

Step-By-Step

1Combine first 4 ingredients in a shallow pan.
2Stir together buttermilk and egg in a bowl.
3Combine the cornmeal, garlic powder and thyme in a large Ziploc bag.
4Dredge catfish in flour mixture.
5The dip in buttermilk mixture.
6Next shake catfish in sealed Ziploc bag.
7Fry in a deep fryer or heavy duty cast iron skillet in hot peanut oil.
8Serve with hush puppies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American