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Fried Catfish…Yummy Yums

Author Tanya


  • 1 lb Catfish filleted with skin removed
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • ½ cup hot sauce
  • ¾ cup very fine cornmeal
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • oil for deep frying


  • Soak catfish in milk for at least an hour.
  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • Heat oil in a deep fryer, enough to cover the fish or whatever your deep fryer suggest, to 350 degrees.
  • Place hot sauce in shallow dish.
  • In another shallow dish, combine cornmeal, flour, salt, black pepper, old bay seasoning, and paprika.
  • Remove catfish from milk and coat in hot sauce. Then coat fish in breading mixture and fry to golden brown, about 4 minutes. Fry 2 fillets at a time.
  • Place fillets in oven to keep warm. Repeat with remaining pieces.