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Fried Catfish

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“Catfish is relatively cheap and easy to get, but the taste can bore some people, unless done right. I used to make these many years ago, but haven't since becoming Kosher. Here's my method, hope you like it! Cooking time includes 20min sit time.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sprinkle fillets with salt, pepper and paprika.
  2. Beat eggs, and stir in water.
  3. Spread cornmeal on a piece of wax paper, and roll each fish in the cornmeal.
  4. Next, dip it in the egg mixture (this is not an error, cornmeal, then egg - trust me).
  5. Now roll it in the cornmeal again.
  6. Refrigerate fish for 20minutes.
  7. Melt butter in a skillet over low heat and fry fish for about 3 minutes on each side, adding more butter if needed (oil can be used instead of butter).
  8. I love this served with a good tartar sauce and fresh lemon juice squeezed on top. Enjoy!

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