Fried Catfish Sandwiches

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Oxmoor House


4 (3/4-pound) dressed catfish, butterflied
2 teaspoons salt, divided
2 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons milk
1 cup white cornmeal
Vegetable oil
4 sandwich rolls
Leaf lettuce
Tartar sauce
Catsup (optional)


Rinse fish thoroughly in cold water; pat dry. Sprinkle each fish with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Place seasoned fish in a covered dish; chill overnight.

Combine eggs and milk; mix well. Dip seasoned fish in egg mixture; coat with cornmeal. Fry in deep hot oil (375°) until golden brown. Drain well on paper towels.

Arrange lettuce on bottom half of each roll; top with fish and tartar sauce. Cover with remaining roll half. Catsup may be added, if desired.


Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes

January 1984
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