Catfish Sandwiches with Cajun Remoulade

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 16 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 6 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

Catfish:

1 1/2 pounds catfish fillets, rinsed and patted dry

1 box (8.5-ounce) corn muffin mix

2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning

1 egg

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

Canola oil, for frying

Remoulade:

1 scallion, finely chopped

1 1/4 cups mayonnaise

1 tablespoon capers, finely chopped

1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning

1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic

2 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice

Sandwiches:

1 loaf store-bought garlic bread, baked per package directions

Butter lettuce

Sliced tomatoes

Sliced red onions

Directions

  1. Cut catfish fillets in half; set aside. 
  2. In a pie dish or plate, combine corn muffin mix and Cajun seasoning; set aside. In a pie dish lightly beat egg with 1 tablespoon water to make egg wash; set aside. 
  3. Dredge each catfish fillet in the flour; dip into egg wash and coat with corn muffin mixture. Set aside on a plate. 
  4. In a deep-fryer or large pot heat oil over medium to medium-high heat to 375 degrees F. Fry catfish until golden brown, about 6 minutes. Remove to plate lined with paper towels.
  5. Cajun Remoulade:
  6. In a small bowl, stir together all ingredients. Set aside.
  7. Sandwiches:
  8. Spread warm garlic bread with remoulade sauce. Build sandwiches with fried catfish and remaining ingredients.