Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

A delightful recipe from the Southern USA. No wonder fried catfish is considered a staple food "down south"; it's delicious! Serve with hushpuppies, coleslaw and pitchers of sweet tea. Finish with a traditional sweet potato pie, and you'll have yourself an authentic Dixie meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a 12" skillet over medium heat until hot but not smoking.
  2. Combine cormeal, salt, and peppers. Dredge catfish in flour then dip in egg mixture. Coat the fish with the cornmeal mixture.
  3. Fry 2 fish at a time until golden, about 6 minutes per side. Keep cooked catfish warm in a 275 degree oven.

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