Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish

Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish

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"To help breading adhere to the fish, pat fillets dry and coat lightly with flour before dipping in egg and dredging in cornmeal coating. Let stand for 5-10 minutes before frying."
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30 m servings
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  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the egg and lemon juice. In another shallow bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, Cajun seasoning, garlic powder and salt. Dip catfish into egg mixture, then coat with cornmeal mixture.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Fry fillets, two at a time, for 5-6 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 1 fillet equals 430 calories, 25 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 133 mg cholesterol, 568 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein.

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i made this as the recipe stated. i'm southern and used to good catfish. i have my own recipes for it but thought i'd branch out with something new. this is good but certainly needs more heat, l...

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Not much flavor. Disappointed.

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i made this as the recipe stated. i'm southern and used to good catfish. i have my own recipes for it but thought i'd branch out with something new. this is good but certainly needs more heat, l...

This recipe was just what I was looking for. It was perfect. I took the tip and dried the fish, dipped it in flour, egg, then batter, and the batter stayed on perfectly during and after frying. ...

Being a gluten-free household, I used rice flour for the all-purpose, and it worked fabulously. I'd never had catfish before and loved the mild flavor!

I did exactly as the recipe called for, also used author's suggestion for breading. It was so easy to make, so tender, and so flavorful. Husband said it was the best catfish he's ever had (he g...

Great recipe. Used a box of corn muffin mix in place of flour and corn meal (didn't have any). Worked perfectly. Husband and kids enjoyed!

This was better than I was expecting. I only chose it due to the fact that my other plan was foiled by weather. Next time tho I will definitely add more seasoning and add some heat. Great pote...

My husband doesn't usually like catfish but he loved this recipe!

This was the first time I had made catfish and I wasn’t disappointed. I used egg whites instead of both the whites and yolk, and fried the fish in a little bit of low-calorie butter to reduce t...

Super easy, quick and delicious, what more can you ask for? Husband asked that it be put in "regular rotation" and my 12-year old son had THIRDS. I might use a little more cajun seasoning next t...

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