Fried Catfish Recipe

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Fried Catfish

Tonna Canfield

By
@thepreacherswife

We love good fried catfish and probably everybody has their way of frying fish. This is how I do it. Nothing fancy, but it sure tastes good. Hope you like it.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
yellow cornmeal
1/2 c
white cornmeal
1/2 tsp
paprika
1 1/2 tsp
salt, divided
1/4 tsp
onion powder
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
black pepper
2 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
milk
2 large
eggs
6
8 oz. catfish fillets

Step-By-Step

1Combine the flour with the paprika, 1/2 tsp of the salt, the garlic powder, black pepper, onion powder and cayenne pepper.
2In a separate shallow dish, mix eggs, milk and the remaining tsp of salt.
3In another dish, combine the two cornmeals.
4Dredge each catfish fillet in the flour mixture first, then the egg mixture, then the cornmeal mixture last.
5Heat oil in a deep skillet and fry 3 fillets until golden brown on one side (about 5 minutes). Turn fish over and fry on the other side about 5 minutes until golden brown and flake tender. Remove and drain on paper towels. Add remaining 3 fillets and fry.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy