Home fried catfish steaks (bone in)

Home fried catfish steaks (bone in)

I love and grew up eating catfish every Friday. Simple easy recipe!!!



8 servings
  1. 1 cup flour
  2. 2 cups yellow corn meal
  3. sazon seasoning packet (2)
  4. 2 table spoon paprika
  5. 2 tablespoon black pepper
  6. 2 tablespoon salt
  7. 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  8. 2 tablespoon garlic powder
  9. 1 tablespoon onion powder
  10. vegetable oil
  11. 1 whole catfish chopped into steaks or 4 fillets
  12. 1 tablespoon lemon zest or lemon pepper


30 min
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    Wash fish very well, dry and prep to season

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    Mix all seasonings together except lemon pepper. Heavily and evenly sprinkle seasonging over fish steak too and bottom

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    Warm vegetable oil to about 355°. If you do not have a thermometer sprinkle a little cornmeal in the oil to do a test. Should not be popping but lightly bubble.

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    Place on packet of sazon into cornmeal and flour mixture for seasoning.

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    Place a couple steak into the breading and into the grease. Should not be popping but bubbly.

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    Cool for about 12-16 min flipping two or three times so breading stays golden brown and doesn't brown.

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    Allow drained grease on a paper towel and enjoy!

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    Don't forget the hot sauce and be careful catfish has lots of small bones.

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