Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins

Yummy--serve with hushpuppies, grits, and coleslaw.


  1. Heat a heavy skillet with 1-inch of oil.
  2. Wash the catfish.
  3. Beat the egg.
  4. Lightly pepper and garlic salt the fish.
  5. Mix the flour and cornmeal together; add salt and pepper to flour mix and stir to combine.
  6. Dip the catfish in egg.
  7. Dip in the breading twice.
  8. Put the fish in hot oil.
  9. Cook until golden brown and tender in the middle, about 8-12 minutes.
  10. Drain on paper towels.
  11. Optional: Sprinkle with Louisiana hot sauce.
Most Helpful

This was very good. The amount of cayenne and garlic wasn't specified so I was fairly liberal with it. It fried up nice and crispy, and was very flaky inside. I cut one filet up and breaded it, and my 3 year old loved it, thanks.

Kevin Young February 27, 2003

Very yummy! Easy, quick, and versitile recipe. Thanks!

andivebeen September 11, 2007