Front Porch Fried Catfish

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

From the Front Porch Restaurant in Yellville, Arkansas.

Top Review by AngelicFantasia

This was my first time to fry catfish and it was a delicious experiment. It was so easy to make, too. For the cornbread mix, I used a Jiffy cornbread mix and it gave the fish a certain sweetness. I will be making this recipe again...many more times. Thanks for another great recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a shallow dish.
  2. Dip fillets in buttermilk, allowing excess to drip off; sprinkle with salt and peppers, and dredge in cornbread mixture.
  3. Pour oil to depth of 4 inches into an electric fryer or Dutch oven; heat to 400 degrees.
  4. Fry fillets, two at a time, 2 to 3 minutes or until they float; drain on paper towels.
  5. Serve immediately.

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