Fried Catfish

Fried Catfish

1 1/2 C. yellow cornmeal

1/4 C. all-purpose flour

3 t. salt

1 t. ground red pepper

1 t. garlic powder

1/2 t. black pepper

8 farm raised catfish fillets

vegetable oil, for deep frying

Mix cornmeal, flour, salt, red pepper, garlic powder and black pepper in a shallow bowl. Dredge catfish fillets in flour mixture, shaking off excess.

Fill a deep fryer, or large deep skillet half full with oil and heat to 375°F. Fry fish 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Serves 4 generously.


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