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Fried Catfish  


6 catfish fillets (good size) 

½ teaspoon Salt 

¼ teaspoon Black pepper 

Few drops of your favorite hot sauce (optional) 

1 cup All−purpose flour 

1 cup Cornmeal 

2 teaspoon baking powder 

½ teaspoon salt 

¼ cup canola oil


Sprinkle fillets on both sides with the pepper and ½ teaspoon of the salt 

and desired amount of hot sauce (Don't go overboard here; catfish has a 

delicate flavor, and the idea is just to suggest some spice − not 



Allow fillets to set at room temperature for 10 or 15 minutes.


Combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder and remaining salt, mixing well.



fillets in the flour/cornmeal mixture, and fry in hot oil for 8 to 10 

minutes, turning once, until golden brown on both sides.


Serve at once



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