Fried Catfish Tacos With Chipotle Cole Slaw - Emeril Lagasse

Recipe by rickoholic83
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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Using a sharp knife, cut the catfish filets into 1-inch strips on the diagonal.
  • Place fish in a medium mixing bowl with the milk, Creole mustard, hot sauce, 1/2 tsp of salt and cayenne pepper.
  • Stir to thoroughly combine and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Make the Chipotle Slaw by combining the chipotle, mayonnaise, honey and lime juice in a large mixing bowl. Add the shredded cabbage, onions, 1/4 tsp salt and thoroughly combine. Refrigerate until ready to assemble the tacos.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a cast-iron skillet or a deep fryer until a thermometer registers 350 degrees.
  • In a shallow plate, combine the flour, cornmeal and creole seasoning. Dredge each piece of fish in the flour mixture until well coated on all sides.
  • When the oil is hot, gently place the fish in the hot oil and deep fry until the fish is golden brown on all sides, about 2 minutes.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer the fish to a paper-lined plate to drain. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Using tongs, quickly dip the corn tortillas in the hot oil until they begin to sizzle. Transfer to paper-lined plates to drain briefly, then serve, with the catfish and slaw divided among the hot taco shells.
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