FRIED CATFISH WITH TATOES

Bobby Webb

By
@Bobbycountry

I LOVE FISH!!!

You can't beat fried catfish with fries and coleslaw.

I used a electric skillet, with oil and frozen pond raised catfish.

Fried them until golden brown and place fries and coleslaw on a platter and went to heaven.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
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Serves:
3-4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

1 pkg
(about 1-1/2 lbs) frozen or fresh catfish fillets, cut in half
1/4 c
shortening or lard
1 c
yellow cornmeal
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
kosher salt
1 Tbsp
coarse black pepper
2 tsp
paprika
1/4-1/2 tsp
red pepper (cayenne)

Step-By-Step

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1Get all ingredients together.

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2In a large skillet or electric skillet, place shortening and heat to 375 degrees.

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3Mix rest of ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk until blended. Cut fish in half and place in a colander and run water over them and let drain.

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4Place catfish fillet in cornmeal mixture, shake excess meal off.

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5Place fish fillets in hot skillet.

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6Fry fish 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes with a fork and golden brown.

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7Remove fish from skillet onto a paper towel lined platter.

*** Place fish, fries and coleslaw onto a plate or small platter and ENJOY!!!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Fries, #coleslaw