Catfish is mild tasting and suitable for a wide range of recipes. The following recipe is for a classic meal of deep-fried beer-battered catfish.
Beer Battered Catfish
1 lb. catfish fillets
1/2 cup flour or seafood breader mix
1 egg (beaten)
1 bottle beer
1 small onion (minced)
1 cup vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste
In a medium mixing bowl blend flour, salt, and pepper or use seafood breader mix.
In a separate medium mixing bowl beat egg well, add beer and minced onions, mix well.
Cut the catfish into 2 inch cubes or strips.
Heat the vegetable oil in a deep-fryer or skillet.
Roll the catfish into the coating, then dip into the beer-egg mixture, then back into the flour mixture.
Place dipped catfish in heated oil, cooking until golden brown.
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