fried catfish

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By zina eddy
from Philadelphia, PA

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

Ingredients For fried catfish

  • 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
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    granulated garlic
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
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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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