Prep Time
15 Mins
Fry Time
10 Mins
Yield
Makes 6 servings

How to Make It

Step 1

Sprinkle catfish with salt and pepper.

Step 2

Pulse pita chips in a food processor 6 to 8 times or until coarsely chopped. Place in a shallow dish or pie plate.

Step 3

Stir together flour and Italian herb blend in another shallow dish or pie plate. Stir together eggs and 1/3 cup water in a third shallow dish or pie plate.

Step 4

Dredge catfish in flour mixture, shaking off excess. Dip in egg mixture, shaking off excess. Dredge in pita chips, pressing mixture into catfish to coat thoroughly.

Step 5

Pour oil to depth of 1 inch into a large deep skillet; heat to 350°. Fry catfish, in batches, 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve with Sun-dried Tomato Aïoli. Garnish, if desired.

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