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Catfish Fry

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Ingredients
  Pan dressed catfish 96 Ounce (6, 16 Ounce Each)
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Self rising cornmeal 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Self-rising flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) Diagonally score the fish on both sides, slitting approximately 1/8 inch deep.
2) Arrange in a large shallow dish and keep aside.
3) In a bowl, add buttermilk, salt, and pepper and mix well.
4) Add the buttermilk mix over the fish.
5) Cover and chill for at least 4 hours, occasionally turning the fish.
6) In a container, Combine cornmeal and flour and keep aside.
7) Remove the fish from the buttermilk mix and coat with the cornmeal mix.
8) Deep fry the fish in hot oil (375°) till golden brown.
9) Remove and place over paper towels to drain well.

SERVING
10) Serve garnished with lemon wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Deep Fried
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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