Fried Catfish

May 29, 2013 by  
Filed under Meats, Seafood

Fried Catfish Recipe

6 catfish
1 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
2 cups self-rising corn meal
Oil for frying

Salt and pepper catfish. Drop fish into corn meal and coat completely.  Deep fry in hot oil (350 -365 degrees) until cat fish floats to top and is golden brown.  Drain well on paper towel.  Serves 6.

Optional: Many cooks soak the catfish either in milk, buttermilk, or salt water before cooking.

Optional: Cooks season their cornmeal with any of the following according to preference:
Onion salt, Garlic salt, and Parsley flakes

Thyme, chili powder, and paprika

 

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