tennessee fried catfish

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By J. White Harris
from Gallatin, TN

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

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For tennessee fried catfish

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

  • 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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