Southern Fried Catfish

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 439.1
  • Total Fat: 22.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 199.4 mg
  • Sodium: 307.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 33.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    4 catfish fillets, 4 oz each
    3/4 cup cornmeal
    1/4 cup All-purpose flour
    1/2 cup milk
    2 eggs, beaten
    1/8 tsp red pepper sauce, optional
    2 tbsp vegetable oil


Heat oven to 275 degrees. Heat oil (2 to 3 inches) in a 4-quart Dutch oven to 375 degrees Rinse fish ; pat dry with paper towels.
Mix cornmeal, flour and salt in large bowl. Stir in milk, eggs, pepper sauce and 2 tbsps. vegeatble oil until well blended. Coat fish with cornmeal batter, shaking off excess.
Fry 2 fish fillets at a time in oil 5 to 8 minutes or unitl golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Keep warm on cookie sheet in oven while frying remaining fish.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KROMANO512.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Not my favorite. Could be I just don't care for fish. It was really too plain but my bf suggested that adding cayenne or some sort of lemon flavoring might help. - 10/8/07