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buttermilk battered catfish

(5 ratings)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

Southern fried catfish. This is a tribute to a great Southern fried catfish. You won't be able to resist this recipe! This recipe is from Drick's Rambling Café.

(5 ratings)
yield 4 servings
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For buttermilk battered catfish

  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown mustard
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    each of salt, paprika, granulated garlic and onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    old bay seafood seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 4
    pieces catfish fillets (about 4 oz. each)
  • peanut oil for frying

How To Make buttermilk battered catfish

  • 1
    Whisk together buttermilk, cider vinegar and mustard in a wide bowl. Add fish fillets,coating well in mixture. Let set for 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Mix together remaining ingredients in a shallow pan. Remove fish one piece at a time from the buttermilk mixture and then coat both sides of the fillets in the cornmeal mixture. Fry in hot oil until golden brown, about 5 to 6 minutes. Remove the fried fillets to a paper towel lined platter to drain until ready to serve.