Ken's Beer Batter Fried Catfish

Recipe by BakinBaby
READY IN: 8mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • BATTER:
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour,cornstarch & your choice of seasonings,baking powder,salt and pepper, whisk in beer & egg until smooth, cover & refrigerate 1-2 hours.
  • CATFISH:
  • Soak fillets in 1/2 teaspoons salt and 1/3 cup buttermilk or milk (optional step).
  • COOKING:
  • When ready to cook, in a deep skillet, heat oil (about 3" deep) to 375 degrees.
  • Allow fillets to drip dry then lightly dab them with a paper towel to insure they are not wet, dip fillets in batter, lift strips with tongs, draining excess batter, then place catfish in oil several pieces at a time (do not over crowd fillets).
  • Fry until well browned on all sides (about 3 min.), remove and drain on paper towels.
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