Southern Fried Catfish
- 6 small catfish
- 2 cups buttermilk
- 2 cups cornmeal
- Ground pepper
- Shake cornmeal, salt and ground pepper in a paper bag.
- Heat oil to 360 degrees F, halfway up the sides of a cast iron skillet.
- Dip catfish into buttermilk, then into dry mixture in bag.
- Fry for about 2 1/2 to 3 minutes on each side (5 minutes per every inch of thickness).
- Serve with Hush Puppies.