2 cups white cornmeal
2 tablespoons salt
1 tablespoon pepper
2 (6 ounce) catfish fillets, washed well
Coleslaw, French fries and hushpuppies as accompaniments
In a deep fryer heat peanut oil to 350 degrees F.
In a shallow dish combine cornmeal, salt, and pepper. Dredge wet catfish in mixture, coating well and shaking off excess. Deep fry catfish for 6 to 8 minutes, or until brown and crispy. Serve with coleslaw, French fries and hush puppies.