Daphne Lodge Fried Catfish And Hush Puppies

Oxmoor House
4 servings


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4 (3/4-pound) dressed catfish
2 cups cornmeal
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups buttermilk
Vegetable oil
Lemon wedges
Tartar sauce


Rinse fish thoroughly in cold water, and pat dry.

Combine cornmeal and salt. Dip fish in buttermilk, and dredge in cornmeal mixture.

Carefully drop fish into deep hot oil (350°). Fry until fish float to the top and are golden brown; drain well on paper towels. Reserve hot oil for frying Hush Puppies.

Transfer fish to a warm serving platter, and garnish with lemon wedges. Serve immediately with tartar sauce and Hush Puppies.

Created date

February 2010