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Catfish Fillets Recipe

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. YIELD:5 servings


  • 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


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.

Nutritional 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 User ID: 1998802 203721
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2011

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

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