Cajun Catfish Sticks
- 4 Mississippi farm-raised catfish fillets
- 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp oregano
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1 egg Vegetable oil*
- Tartar sauce
- Lemon wedges
- Cut catfish into 1x4 inch sticks.
- Combine cornmeal, chili
powder, salt and oregano; mix well.
- Beat together milk and egg-dip
catfish sticks into milk mixture and then into cornmeal.
- Pour oil
to a depth of 1 inch in a heavy deep pot.* Heat to 350F.
- Fry sticks in
small batches, until golden brown.
- rain on paper towels.
immediately with tartar sauce and lemon wedges.
Makes 8 servings.
*For light cuisine, sauté catfish sticks in 1 tbsp. vegetable oil in
a non-stick fry pan or oven fry at 450F drizzling catfish with 1 TB
May also serve catfish sticks with taco
sauce or tomato salsa.
Photo credit: Clotee Pridgen Allochuku.
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