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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."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    5 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 524 calories, 33g fat (5g saturated fat), 186mg cholesterol, 362mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 32g protein.

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  • justmelane
    Apr 22, 2011

    thank you so much for sharing this wonderful recipe. The fish were golden brown, crunchy & tasty.