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Buffalo Catfish

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings


  • 1 1/2 cups cracker meal
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 2 pounds catfish fillets
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 4 ingredients. Whisk together eggs and hot sauce.

  2. Cut fillets into 2-inch pieces; dip in egg mixture, and dredge in cracker meal mixture.

  3. Cook fish, in batches, in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 1 minute on all sides or until golden; drain on paper towels. Place fish on a wire rack in a jelly-roll pan, and keep warm in a 200° oven.