- 4 catfish fillets, (about 6 to 8 ounces each)
- 1/3 cup cornmeal
- 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1/2 cup CRISCO Oil
- tartar sauce, (optional)
Rinse fish. Pat dry. Combine cornmeal, flour, salt, paprika, onion powder and pepper on sheet of plastic wrap or wax paper. Combine egg and water in shallow dish or pie plate. Dip fish in egg
mixture. Coat with cornmeal mixture.
Heat Crisco Oil to 365�F in electric skillet or on medium-high heat in large heavy skillet. Fry fish for 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until crisp and browned. Drain on paper towels. Serve with tartar sauce, if desired...and the soulfood recipe of catfish s ready to serve...enjoy !