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US Regional   -   Spicy Cornmeal Fried Catfish (Sioux)   adapted from Enduring Harvest by Kavasch

  • 4 Large Catfish Fillet
  • Oil For Frying
  • 1 Large Egg -- Beaten
  • 1/2 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 Cup Cornmeal
  • 1/4 Cup Flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Cayenne
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Allspice
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/4 Teaspoon White Pepper
  • Salsa
  • Scallions -- For Garnish
  • Lemon Wedges -- For Garnish
Directions Heat oil to 1 1/2 inch depth in large skillet. Mix the beaten egg with milk; set aside; Mix cornmeal, flour and seasonings in other bowl; dip catfish in buttermilk egg mixture and roll in spicy cornmeal mixture; ease them into hot oil, fry for 4-5 minutes, turning often. Drain on papertowels, serve with salsa, scallions, and lemon wedges.
Serves 4
Time to Make 0:00

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