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Catfish Fillets

 Catfish Fillets
Recalls Sharon Stevens of Weirton, West Virginia, "When we visited my grandparents near the Ohio River, my grandmother always made these crisp fillets from Granddad's fresh catch."
5 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 5 catfish fillets (6 ounces each)
  • Oil for frying


  • In a shallow bowl, beat eggs until foamy. In another shallow bowl,
  • combine the flour, cornmeal and seasonings. Dip fillets in eggs,
  • then coat with cornmeal mixture.
  • Heat 1/4 in. of oil in a large skillet; fry fish over medium-high
  • heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a
  • fork. Yield: 5 servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.