Fried Catfish with Hush Puppies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 489.1
  • Total Fat: 14.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 216.2 mg
  • Sodium: 268.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 49.1 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1.) 8 Cups of Peanut Oil
    2.) 6 (6 oz) Catfish fillets
    3.) 2 C All Purpose Flour
    4.) 2 C Buttermilk
    5.) 2 Large eggs
    6.) 3/4 C All Purpose Flour
    7.) 1/3 C Cornmeal
    8.) 1/3 C Buttermilk
    9.) 3 TBSP grated Onion
    10.) 1 TSP baking powder
    11.) 1 large egg, lightly beaten


1.) Clip a thermometer to a dutch oven and add oil. Heat until oil has reached 385 degrees.
2.) Pour 1 C flower, cornmeal, and pepper into a shallow bowl. Combine 2 C buttermilk and 2 eggs int sallow bowl. Sprinkle catfish with 1/2 TSP of salt. Dip catfish into milk/egg mixture then into dry mixture. Shake off excess dry mixture. Place 2 fillets into hot oil, cook 5 minutes until done. Make sure oil does not drop below 375 degrees. Remove fillets from pan with a slotted spoon, drain on a paper towel. Return oil temperature to 385 degrees. Repeat procedure with remaining 6 fillets.
3.) Combine 3/4 c of flour with 1/2 C cornmeal, 1/3 C of buttermilk, 3 TBSP grated onions, 1 TSP baking powder, 1/4 TSP of salt, 1/4 TSP ground red pepper, 1 large egg, lightly beaten. Drop batter 1 TBSP at a time into oil. Fry at 375 degrees for 5 minutes or until browned, turn frequently. Remove hush puppies from pan using a slotted spoon, drain on paper towels.

Serving Size: Yields 6 servings. (1 flillet and 2 Hush Puppies)

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FRUITYSPARKLES.

TAGS:  Fish |

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