Southern Garlic Catfish

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by southern chef in lo

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

Top Review by Kevin Young

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.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.

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