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Nashville-Style Fried Catfish

Oct
13
2017
Nashville-Style Fried Catfish

Ingredients

4 U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish Fillets, cut into strips

1 cup milk

2 tablespoons Nashville Hot Sauce

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon smoked paprika

White bread and sliced pickles (for serving)

 

NASHVILLE HOT SAUCE

1 cup vegetable oil

3 tablespoons cayenne pepper

1 tablespoon red pepper flakes

1 teaspoon parsley, dried

1 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon hot sauce

2 tablespoons dark brown sugar

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon paprika

 

Instructions

  1. COMBINE milk and hot sauce in a bowl; then add catfish. Marinate for 1 hour.
  2. PREHEAT deep fryer to 350°F.
  3. In a shallow bowl, COMBINE flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder and paprika. Coat catfish evenly with flour mixture, and dust off extra.
  4. ADD catfish to fryer and cook 5 minutes, or until golden brown. Repeat in batches until all catfish is cooked.
  5. BRUSH each catfish strip with a generous amount of remaining Nashville Hot Sauce.
  6. SERVE with white bread and pickles.
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