Country Fried Catfish

Country Fried Catfish


  • 1 lb catfish nuggets or 1 lb catfish fillet
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal mix
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • cold water
  • 2 cups canola oil



  • To start heat oil in a 10 inch cast iron skillet to 350°F.
  • Mix all (dry) ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Dip cat fish in cold water, then coat with dry mix.
  • Place cat fish in hot oil carefully not to burn your own, (do not above crowd fish).
  • Fry till golden brown (about 6 to 7 minutes) then remove to drain on paper towels.
  • Serve with tartar sauce and lemon wedges on the side.
  • Suggested side dishes, fried potatoes and onion and golden hominy and hush puppies

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