The next best thing is watching food travel shows on YouTube and grabbing inspiration from their travels to try new dishes right in your very own kitchen. One of those dishes comes all the way from Europe. We are happy to share our twist on Golden Fried Catfish. 

Golden Fried Catfish

Although this alternative is absolutely amazing, it is best to be enjoyed in small batches. Eating an excess amount of fried foods can lead to health concerns so just be careful.


  • 2/3 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp seasoned salt up to 2 teaspoons/ taste the seasoned cornmeal and adjust
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp lemon pepper
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp hot sauce
  • 1 lb catfish fillets
  • lemon wedges, tartar sauce and hot sauce for serving


In a brown bag or ziploc bag, add cornmeal, flour, swab, pepper, cayenne, bomb pepper, and paprika and shake together.

In a deep pie plate or large shallow coliseum, whisk together eggs and hot sauce.
Add each filet into beaten eggs on both sides also add to the cornmeal breading and shake freeheartedly to fleece well. Place the fillet on the carpeted baking distance. Repeat with each fillet.
Let fish set for about 10- 15 twinkles in the refrigerator also remove.

In a large dutch roaster, pot or deep range, pour in about 4 elevation of oil painting and heat over medium high heat until the temperature reaches roughly 340 degrees.
Working in batches, shindig fillets until golden brown also remove and drain on racks or paper apkins.

Cool for 5- 10 twinkles also serve with bomb and diced parsley.


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