Neely's Memphis Style Catfish

READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by scarley

Top Review by True Texas

OMG, AND OMG Again! Can I please have more than 5 stars??? Only thing I did different on this was let the fish marinate all day in buttermilk/egg mixture, but followed everything else. I saw them cook this on their show and we had a bunch of fish DH and brother in law caught a few months back, black bass was what I used, but oh my it is just as good as catfish. In Texas we have a lot of bass, so either one is devine in this mixture. Soooo simple too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fish:.
  2. Preheat a deep -fryer to 375 degrees F.
  3. Mix the cornmeal, paprika and cayenne in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, add the buttermilk and the hot sauce.
  4. Season the catfish with salt and pepper. Dredge in the buttermilk and then the cornmeal and spice mixture.
  5. Drop carefully in the hot oil. Fry for 4 minutes until crisp. Remove to a paper towel lined sheet tray. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Sauce:.
  7. Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl. Serve with the catfish.

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