Recipe courtesy of Theresa Grant

Fried Catfish

  • Total: 26 min
  • Prep: 16 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

3 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon ground red pepper

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

8 farm raised catfish fillets

Vegetable oil, for deep frying


  1. Mix cornmeal, flour, salt, red pepper, garlic powder and black pepper in a shallow bowl. Dredge catfish fillets in flour mixture, shaking off excess.
  2. Fill a deep fryer, or large deep skillet half full with oil and heat to 375 degrees. Fry fish 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

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