Honey-Fried Catfish

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Honey-Fried Catfish

Ingredients

4 U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish Fillets

2 cups cornmeal

½ cup flour

½ cup cornstarch

2 tablespoons salt

1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 teaspoon black pepper

½ cup honey

1 teaspoon lime zest

1 tablespoon orange zest

 

Instructions

  1. HEAT deep fryer to 350°F.

  2. COMBINE cornmeal, flour, cornstarch, salt, cayenne pepper and black pepper in a shallow bowl. Evenly coat catfish fillets with cornmeal mixture and shake off any extra.

  3. COOK fish for 5 minutes, or until golden brown. Let cool slightly on a wire rack.

  4. COMBINE honey and zests in a small bowl and heat in microwave for 1 minute.

  5. DRIZZLE fillets with honey mixture.