How to cook Catfish in Blue Corn Jalapeno Crumb Coating
- 4 catfish fillets (about 6 ounces each)
- 3/4 cup blue conrmeal
- 1 jalapeno chili or to taste, finely minced
- 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Vegetable oil, for frying
- Salsa and lemon wedges, or lime wedges, for garnish
- Rinse and pat the catfish fillets almost dry, leaving enough moisture on each for the meal mixture to stick.
- Combine cornmeal,chili, garlic, and salt in a shallow bowl. Heat about 1-inch of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Dip each fillet into the meal mixture, then place in hot oil, turning when browned. Fry until other side is browned and fish just begins to flake when pierced with a fork.
- Serve the fried catfish fillets with salsa and lemon wedges.
The Catfish in Blue Corn Jalapeno Crumb Coating recipe easy to cook and so good! The crunch of cornmeal is always a favorite for coating catfish for frying. The added flavor of blue corn coupled with the finely minced jalapeno chili and garlic make a luscious combination.
The blue cornmeal gives a rich flavor to the spicy, garlic coating for fried catfish. Serve with an accompaniment of salsa and lemon or lime wedges.
This recipe for Catfish in Blue Corn Jalapeno Crumb Coating serves/makes: 4 servings
The Catfish in Blue Corn Jalapeno Crumb Coating recipe is adopted from The Jane Butel's Southwestern Kitchen.
Main Ingredient: Catfish
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed
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