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Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (27 Votes)
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Servings 6
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 30

  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 6 (4 to 6-ounce) catfish fillets
  • 1/3 cup plain stone-ground yellow cornmeal
  • 1/3 cup masa harina or corn flour
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • peanut oil to fry

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Moist and tender on the inside

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  • 1 cup presliced mushrooms
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  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
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