Fried Catfish

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Appears in Cook's Country April/May 2014

What’s the secret to Mississippi’s crunchy, perfectly seasoned fried catfish? We went down to the delta’s best fish joints to find out.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME55 minutes

Fried Catfish

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For a crunchy, not gritty, cornmeal crust on this delta delicacy, we found that processing half of the cornmeal to a fine powder in a spice grinder gave the fried fish just the right texture. Along with salt and pepper, cayenne and granulat...

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