FRIED SOUTHERN CATFISH

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Rev BJ Friley

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@RevBJFriley

When I was about 4 or 5 year old, my late Mamaw fixed this recipe as a main dish to her "Southern Style Hush Puppies" recipe, which I have posted on here.

Note: Since I am from Mississippi, my family and I eat this a lot.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 3 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 tsp
    ground red pepper
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 2 1/2 c
    self rising cornmeal
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried thyme
  • ·
    catfish filets
  • ·
    peanut oil for frying

How to Make FRIED SOUTHERN CATFISH

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a shallow pan.
  2. Stir together buttermilk and egg in a bowl.
  3. Combine the cornmeal, garlic powder and thyme in a large Ziploc bag.
  4. Dredge catfish in flour mixture.
  5. The dip in buttermilk mixture.
  6. Next shake catfish in sealed Ziploc bag.
  7. Fry in a deep fryer or heavy duty cast iron skillet in hot peanut oil.
  8. Serve with hush puppies.

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About FRIED SOUTHERN CATFISH

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American



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