The Lady and Sons Southern Fried Catfish

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  • 8 (5 to 6 ounce) catfish fillets, skin removed
  • Salt
  • Old Bay seasoning
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • Oil, for frying


  1. Heat a fryer or a deep pot halfway filled with oil to 350 degrees F.
  2. Sprinkle both sides of each catfish with salt and Old Bay seasoning.
  3. 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.
  4. Drain on paper towels.

Yield: 4 servings

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