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Russ's Lemon and Herb Fried Catfish

Russ Myers


A mouthwatering experience with America's most sought-after fish.


★★★★★ 2 votes

6-10 servings
1 Hr
15 Min
Pan Fry


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4-5 lbs. catfish fillets
2 C. milk, divided
2 eggs
1 C. flour
1 1/2 C. cornmeal
1/2 C. breadcrumbs
1 tsp. lemon and herb seasoning
peanut oil, for frying

How to Make Russ's Lemon and Herb Fried Catfish


  • 1Cut the fillets into serving size pieces. Soak all the fish in 1 cup (or more) of milk for 1 hour. Mix the cornmeal, breadcrumbs, and seasoning together. Drain the fish and dredge in flour. Lightly beat eggs and combine with 1 cup milk. Dip the fish pieces into the egg-milk mixture. Cover the pieces with the cornmeal mixture. Pan fry a few pieces at a time, turning once, until each side is golden brown. Keep fried pieces in a warm oven until all are fried and ready to serve.

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About Russ's Lemon and Herb Fried Catfish

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

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