Buffalo Catfish

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 12 Minutes


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


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.

Charlotte Kremer, Virginia Beach, Virginia,

Southern Living

May 2008