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Southern Fried Catfish

8 catfish fillets - (5 to 6 oz ea) -- skin removed
Salt -- as needed
Old Bay seasoning -- as needed
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup cornmeal
Oil -- for frying

Heat a fryer or a deep pot halfway filled with oil to 350 degrees.


Sprinkle both sides of each catfish with salt and Old Bay seasoning. In a separate bowl, combine the flour and the cornmeal.


Dredge the catfish in the flour mixture and place in fryer. Deep fry for approximately 7 to 8 minutes until done. Drain on paper towels.


This recipe yields 4 servings.