Classic Fried Catfish

Recipe Description

A Catfish recipe.


  • 3/4 cup 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup flour|all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish fillets
  • vegetable oil
  • For garnish: Sliced tomato and parsley sprigs


1. Combine cornmeal, flour, salt, cayenne pepper and garlic powder. Coat farm-raised Catfish with mixture, shaking off excess

2. Fill deep pot or 12-inch skillet half full with vegetable oil. Heat to 350 °F. Add Catfish in single layer, and fry until golden brown, about 5 - 6 minutes, depending on size. Remove and drain on paper towels.
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