A favorite dish from Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen.
Southern Fried Catfish
By Paula Deen
- Prep time: 25 minutes
- Cook time: 8 minutes
- Servings: 4
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- Paula Deen's Blackened Seasoning
- 8 (5 to 6-ounce) catfish fillets
- 1 cup cornmeal, skin removed
- oil, for frying
Heat a fryer or a deep pot halfway filled with oil to 350 degrees F. Sprinkle both sides of each catfish with salt and blackened seasoning. In a separate bowl, combine the flour and the cornmeal. Dredge the catfish in the flour mixture and place in fryer. Deep fry for approximately 7 to 8 minutes until done. Drain on paper towels.