Buttermilk Fried Catfish

  • 60 mins
  • 7 ingredients


  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tsp kosher or sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups of cracker meal
  • 1/2 cup corn meal
  • 4 lbs of catfish fillets
  • Canola oil for frying
Americas Favorite fish especially delicious when fried to crispy perfection.
  • Whisk together the eggs, buttermilk and place into a shallow bowl.
  • Place cracker, and corn meal into another shallow bowl.
  • Dip the cat fish fillets into the butter milk and let excess drip off. Then dip the fillets into the cracker meal and cover fillets completely and remove excess.
  • Place prepared fillets in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  • Heat canola oil in a deep pan. Add 4 to five inches of oil. fry the fish in batches until golden and crispy.
  • Remove fish and drain on paper towels.


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