Learn how to make crispy pan-fried catfish with this easy video recipe! Perfect for a summer fish fry, this cornmeal coated catfish is a Texas classic.
|Catfish fillets||1 Pound|
|Buttermilk||1 Cup (16 tbs) ((or 1 cup milk + 1 tablespoon lemon juice))|
|Minced fresh parsley||1 Tablespoon|
|Tabasco sauce||2 Dash|
|For the breading:|
|Cornmeal||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cayenne pepper||1/4 Teaspoon|
|Black pepper||1/4 Teaspoon|
|Oil||3 Cup (48 tbs) ((for frying))|
1.In a bowl, combine milk, lemon juice, parsley, salt, tabasco sauce and mix well.
2.Immerse fish pieces in marinade and allow to sit for 10-30 minutes at room temperature.
3.In a shallow bowl, combine cornmeal, cayenne pepper, black pepper, salt and mix well.
4.Dredge fish pieces in the mixture and keep it ready.
5.Heat oil in a large skillet to 360-365F.
6.Fry few pieces at a time for 4 minutes (2 minutes/side).
7.Drain excess oil using paper towels.
8.Serve and enjoy!