Zane's Catfish BLT

Pat Duran


This is a yummy and easy sandwich to prepare- and if you love catfish you will like this recipe. ;which I found in The Best of the Best in Nevada Cookbook.
This would have been one of my dad's favorite's as he was an avid fisherman.


★★★★★ 3 votes

4 servings
10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top



  • 1 large
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 pinch
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour,seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 lb
    catfish fillets(4 oz. each)
  • 4
    soft hoagie rolls, split
  • 1/2 c
    shredded or 4 lettuce leaves
  • 1 large
    ripe tomato, sliced thin
  • 4 slice
    red onion thinly sliced
  • 8 slice
    or more crispy cooked bacon
  • ·
    vegetable or canola oil for frying fish
  • SAUCE:

  • 1/3 c
    mayonnaise, not salad dressing
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    sweet pickle relish
  • 2 tsp
    bottled capers, drained and diced
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    cocktail sauce
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • directions
    combine all sauce ingredients and chill covered for 1 hour.

How to Make Zane's Catfish BLT


  1. Beat eggs with salt and cayenne, Place flour, cornmeal and egg mixture in 3 separate shallow bowl.
    Dredge catfish in flour; shake off excess. Then in egg mixture, and then in the cornmeal.
  2. Heat 1 inch of oil in electric skillet to 375^. Fry fish 2 to 4 minutes on each side or until it is done inside and crispy golden on the outside. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Assembly:
    On each bottom 1/2 of roll, layer lettuce, tomatoes, onion 2 slices of bacon, fish and top with cocktail sauce. Serve with fries or chips.

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About Zane's Catfish BLT

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

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