Fried Catfish

zina eddy


I'm not a catfish person but after trying this recipe I changed my mind.


★★★★★ 2 votes



  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    corn meal
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1
    12oz bottle amber beer
  • 4-6
    catfish filets
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    granulated garlic
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice

How to Make Fried Catfish


  1. Pre-heat deep fryer to 350
  2. In a large bowl add flour, corn meal,baking powder,salt
    and cayenne pepper, and whisk to combine.
  3. Whisk in the beer make sure to remove lumps, Cut the fish in half length wise to make strips; or cut into bite sized pieces
  4. In a small bowl add the salt, pepper and granulated garlic. Season the fillets with the salt mixture.
  5. Dip each strip in the beer batter and add to the fryer, a few at a time, moving around
    so they don't stick.
  6. Fry until brown and crispy about 3-4 mins. Remove from the fryer to a serving plate. Repeat with the remaining fillets and season the fish with lemon juice.

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About Fried Catfish

Course/Dish: Fish

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