Fried Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish

Total Time
15mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
5 mins

For extra crispy use stone-ground yellow cornmeal. Adjust all spices to taste. I made this using large basa fillets, it was excellent!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a shallow dish combine the first 6 ingredients.
  2. Dredge the fillets into the mixture and coat evenly.
  3. In a large cast-iron skillet or a Dutch oven pour about 2-inches of oil; heat to 350 degrees.
  4. Fry the fillets in batches for about 5-6 minutes turning once until golden.
  5. Drain on paper towels.