Tennessee Fried Catfish

Tennessee Fried Catfish Recipe

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J. White Harris

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@JWhiteH

I really like catfish. Fried catfish is a good way to go.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 6
    skinned, pan-dressed catfish or other fish
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 2 c
    cornmeal

How to Make Tennessee Fried Catfish

Step-by-Step

  1. Sprinkle both sides of fish with salt and pepper.
  2. Beat eggs slightly and blend in the milk.
  3. Dip fish in the eggs and roll in cornmeal.
  4. Place fish in a heavy fry pan which contains about 1/8 inch melted fat, hot but not smoking. Fry at a moderate heat. When fish is brown on one side, turn carefully and brown the other side. Cooking time is about 10 minutes depending on the thickness of the fish.
  5. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve immediately on a hot platter, plain or with a sauce.

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About Tennessee Fried Catfish

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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