Preparation / Directions:
Heat oil (2 to 3 inches) in Dutch oven to 375F
Rinse catfish fillets and pat dry. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Mix cornmeal, flour, and salt in large bowl.
Stir in milk, eggs, pepper sauce, and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil until well blended.
Coat fish with cornmeal batter, shaking off any excess. Fry fish in batches, 5 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Keep warm in 275F oven.
Comments: Try serving with cornbread and coleslaw for an authentic Southern meal.
Recipe Source: BETTY CROCKER'S QUICK DINNERS by General Mills In