Mississippi Catfish Fillets

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 92


3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
1/4 cup self-rising flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon cayenne red pepper
2 pounds catfish fillets
Oil for frying


Mix meal, flour, salt, pepper, garlic salt, and cayenne. Roll fish in mixture until coated good. Have oil hot, about 400°. Add fish in single layer. Fry until golden brown, to your desire. Drain on paper towels or brown bag. Serve hot. Also good cold or warmed in microwave.

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Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 92
Calories from Fat: 4

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