Southern Fried Catfish

Southern Fried Catfish

The moist, tender fish and crispy cornmeal coating will make your family “meow” with delight.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

26

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

Vegetable oil
4
catfish fillets, 4 ounces each
3/4
cup cornmeal
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup milk
2
eggs, beaten
1/8
teaspoon red pepper sauce
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
  1. Heat oven to 275°F. Heat oil (2 to 3 inches) in 4-quart Dutch oven to 375°F. Rinse fish; pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Mix cornmeal, flour and salt in large bowl. Stir in milk, eggs, pepper sauce and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil until well blended. Coat fish with cornmeal batter, shaking off any excess.
  3. Fry 2 fish fillets at a time in oil 5 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Keep warm on cookie sheet in oven while frying remaining fish.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve With
This southern classic goes well with coleslaw and a frosty mug of beer or tall glass of iced tea.
Time Saver
For quick cleanup, line the cookie sheet with aluminum foil before keeping fish warm in the oven.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 410
    • (Calories from Fat 215 ),
  • Total Fat 24 g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 g,),
  • Cholesterol 85 mg;
  • Sodium 1090 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 26 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 3 High-Fat Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.