This recipe for a Southern summer favorite is simple, calling for cornmeal, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

Yield: 4 servings

Difficulty Rating: Easy
Recipe From: Tennessee Home and Farm


  • 4 catfish fillets
  • cooking oil
  • 1 ½ cups yellow cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Rinse fillets. Do not pat dry.
  2. Heat cooking oil to 350 degrees in heavy skillet.
  3. Combine all dry ingredients in shallow dish. Place fillets into cornmeal mixture. Coat fillets evenly; shake off excess coating.
  4. Fry in hot oil, rounded side down, for 3 to 4 minutes. Turn fillets and cook 3 to 4 minutes. Drain on paper towel.
Recipe From: Farm Flavor -

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  1. Michelle says:

    These sound great. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday. Please link back to us and come back Friday to vote.