Southern Fried Catfish

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 18 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

Eight 5- to 6-ounce catfish fillets, skin removed

Salt

Crab boil seasoning (recommended: Old Bay)

4 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup cornmeal

Oil, for frying

Directions

  1. Heat a fryer or a deep pot halfway filled with oil to 350 degrees F. Sprinkle both sides of each catfish with salt and crab boil seasoning. In a separate bowl, combine the flour and the cornmeal. Dredge the catfish in the flour mixture and place in fryer. Deep fry for approximately 7 to 8 minutes until done. Drain on paper towels.