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Russ's Fried Catfish

Russ Myers


If you enjoy eating fish, you'll love this recipe.


★★★★★ 3 votes

4 servings
10 Min
20 Min
Deep Fry


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4 catfish fillets, 8 oz. each
1 C. milk
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. black pepper
1/8 tsp. paprika
1 C. cornmeal
vegetable oil ( for frying)

How to Make Russ's Fried Catfish


  • 1Rinse and pat Catfish dry. In a shallow dish, mix together milk, salt, pepper and paprika. Dip pieces of fish in milk mixture. Roll fish in cornmeal and set pieces on waxed paper to dry. Heat 1 1/2 inches of vegetable oil to 350 F. Deep fry fish, turning once, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and keep warm.

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About Russ's Fried Catfish

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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