Red Lobster Deep-Fried Catfish With Hush Puppies

Red Lobster Deep-Fried Catfish with Hush Puppies

Recipe Courtesy Of Just Me Cookin


4 (8 ounce) catfish fillets
1 cup milk
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon paprika
1 cup cornmeal
vegetable oil

Hush Puppies

1 cup cornmeal
2 tablespoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
1/3 cup minced onion
1 large egg — beaten
1/4 cup milk


Catfish: Rinse and pat catfish dry. In a shallow dish, mix together milk, salt, pepper, and paprika. Dip pieces of fish in milk mixture. Roll fish in cornmeal and set pieces on waxed paper to dry. Heat 1 1/2 inches of vegetable oil to 350 degrees. Deep fry fish, turning once, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and keep warm.

Hush Puppies: Mix cornmeal with baking powder, salt, pepper, and onion. Mix egg with milk and whisk into cornmeal. Spoon hush puppies into hot oil and fry until golden brown. Makes 4 servings

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