Cajun Catfish Critters

Shirley Makekau


I like this recipe as it has my kind of ingredients added to it.
One of the posters here sent in a good cole slaw recipe that would go good with this along with some hush puppies and taters!! Oh and you have got to have some yummy tartar sauce too!!


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2 c
canola oil or whatever oil you use
1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
stone ground corn meal
2 Tbsp
cajun creole seasoning
1 tsp
onion powder
1 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
ground red pepper(cayenne)
2 lb
catfish nuggets, skin removed
1/4 c
lemon juice

How to Make Cajun Catfish Critters


  • 1Heat oil in heavy 3 quart saucepan ( I use my cast iron skillet) over medium high heat to 375*.
  • 2Stir together flour,cornmeal,Cajun Creole Seasoning, onion and garlic poweders and red pepper in shallow dish. Beat egg in another shallow dish with fork until foamy.
  • 3Sprinkle catfish nuggets with salt and lemon juice. Dip each nugget into beaten eggs then roll in flour mixture to coat. Drop 4 to 6 nuggets at a time into the hot oil. Cook 2 minutes, turn and cook 1 minute longer. Remove from oil, drain on paper towels.

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About Cajun Catfish Critters

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood Appetizers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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