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Classic Southern Fried Catfish

This Southern Fried Catfish is so good with its crispy breading.

Classic Southern Fried Catfish

I could go for a plate right now!

Fried catfish!

Classic Southern Fried Catfish

A lil seafood seasoning, mustard, hot sauce, and some Louisiana fish fry is all you need. Oh and a pot of nice hot oil. Yep I’m definitely gonna fry some fish soon😋

Classic Southern Fried Catfish

Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 8-10 minutes  – Servings: 6

Ingredients:

2 lbs. Catfish fillets

1 ½ C. Yellow cornmeal

1 tsp. All-purpose flour

1 tsp. Garlic powder

1 tsp. Onion powder

1 tsp. Accent seasoning

2 tsp. Creole seasoning

½ tsp. Lemon pepper seasoning

½ tsp. Powdered crab boil seasoning

Oil for frying

How to make Classic Southern Fried Catfish:

Step 1. Add the cornmeal, flour, garlic powder, onion powder, accent seasoning, creole seasoning, lemon pepper seasoning, and crab boil seasoning to a mixing bowl and stir to combine well.

a. Adding cornmeal

b. Adding flour

c. Adding onion powder

d. Adding accent seasoning

e. Adding creole seasoning

f. Adding lemon pepper seasoning

g. Adding crab boil seasoning

Step 2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

Step 3. Dredge the fish well in the coating and fry for 4-5 minutes on each side until cooked through.

a.

b.

c.

Step 4. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate before serving.

Now, ready to serve!

Enjoy!

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Classic Southern Fried Catfish

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Classic Southern Fried Catfish
4.25 from 12 votes

Ingredients 

  • 2 lbs. Catfish fillets
  • 1 ½ C. Yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tsp. All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. Onion powder
  • 1 tsp. Accent seasoning
  • 2 tsp. Creole seasoning
  • ½ tsp. Lemon pepper seasoning
  • ½ tsp. Powdered crab boil seasoning
  • Oil for frying

Instructions

  • Add the cornmeal, flour, garlic powder, onion powder, accent seasoning, creole seasoning, lemon pepper seasoning, and crab boil seasoning to a mixing bowl and stir to combine well.
  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Dredge the fish well in the coating and fry for 4-5 minutes on each side until cooked through.
  • Drain on a paper towel-lined plate before serving.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 943mg | Fiber: 3g
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