Cornmeal Fried Catfish

4
Servings
15m
Prep Time
3-4m
Cook Time
18m
Ready In


"Simple and good. Serve with tartar sauce and hush puppies, along with coleslaw and fries for a classic Southern meal"

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (236 g)
  • Calories 368.1
  • Total Fat - 7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 72.5 mg
  • Sodium - 129.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 50.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.8 g
  • Sugars - 3.3 g
  • Protein - 25.9 g
  • Calcium - 91.4 mg
  • Iron - 2.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step 1

Pour about 1/4-inch of Canola oil in a large heavy skillet. Place over medium heat and heat until hot.

FOR BREADING FISH


Step 2

Sprinkle the fish fillets lightly with Creole seasoning, salt, and pepper.

Step 3

In a wide bowl, combine the cornmeal and flour.

Step 4

Pour the buttermilk into a bowl.

Step 5

Dip the fish into the buttermilk to coat, then coat with the cornmeal mixture.

TO COOK


Step 6

Arrange in the not oil and cook slowly for about 3 to 4 minutes, until the bottom side is browned. Turn carefully and continue cooking until browned on the other side. Place on paper towels to drain.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

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Cindyrella

Very good batter resulting in very good fish. Hush puppies made a good side with the fish.

review by:
(28 May 2016)

Dissie

We really liked the coating on the fish with this recipe. We used crappies. Very good!

review by:
(17 Mar 2015)