Potato Crusted Catfish #5FIX

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

5-Ingredient Fix Contest Entry. The crispy potato crust keeps the fish filets moist and tender inside. They are great for a dinner party because they can easily be kept warm and crispy when placed in a warm (250 degree) oven.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combiner buttermilk and hot sauce in a ziplock bag. Add fish filets and refrigerate for 10 minutes .
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Place potatoes in a bowl and use a pair of scissors to cut potatoes into smaller shreds (about 1/4 inch pieces). Pat with a paper towel to remove any excess water.
  4. Remove fish from buttermilk allowing excess to drip of and place on a paper towel. Divide half of the potatoes evenly between the fish filets spreading and pressing firmly onto the tops of fish filets. The layer of potatoes should be about 1/4 inch thick.
  5. Carefully place fish, potato side down, into hot oil. Press remaining potatoes onto the fish filets. Cook 6-8 minutes until the potatoes on the bottom side are brown and crispy, then carefully turn and cook an additional 6-8 minutes until the other side is brown and the fish is cooked through.
Most Helpful

Yummy, and surprisingly easy to prepare. Can't wait to make this again!

duncb April 01, 2013

I tried it - Fantastic. Very simple to prepare. Easy directions to follow. Tasted Great. Light Fluffy, healthy. Add just a touch of salt and Lemon and it is a perfect main course. I highly recommend it!

fgumbinner March 14, 2013