Today is June 25th and it is national catfish day. Today is a great day to enjoy some fried or baked catfish!
On June 25, 1987, President Ronald Reagan began a presidential proclamation
with the words "More and more Americans are discovering a uniquely American
food delicacy — farm-raised catfish."
So with that in mind here are a few Catfish recipes! Enjoy
1 large cabbage, shredded
1 carrot, shredded
1 tablespoon grated onion
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup buttermilk
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar
Sea salt & fresh ground black pepper to taste
1 cup mayonnaise
2 teaspoons minced white onions
1/2 cup chopped bread & butter pickles, sweet or dill relish, whatever you fancy
Lemon juice to taste
Salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste
1/4 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar
1 tablespoon brown mustard
1/2 cup plain cornmeal
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepperWhisk
the buttermilk, vinegar and mustard in a wide bowl and add the fish
fillets coating well. Let set for 30 minutes. Mix remaining ingredients
in a shallow bowl and set aside.
Coat a broiling pan with olive oil. Heat broiler oven to 475 F.
fillets one at a time and dredge in the cornmeal mixture. Place on the
pan separating the fillets about an inch apart. Turn up the broiler to
500 degrees and place pan about 4 inches under the broiler. Cook about 4
minutes per side. Test fillets with a fork checking the thickest part
of the fish. Serve with lemon wedges and tarter sauce.
Recipes from http://dricksramblingcafe.blogspot.com/2010/08/southern-oven-fried-catfish-with-tarter.html
4 Mississippi pond-raised or wild catfish, skinned and deheaded (about 1 1/2 pounds each)
Dash of Worcestershire sauce
Dash of hot sauce
2 1/2 cups milk
1 cup yellow cornmeal
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 teaspoon lemon pepper
2 quarts peanut oil
3/4 cup Miracle Whip
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup pickle relish
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Dickey Sauce: In a medium
bowl, fold together the Miracle Whip, mayonnaise, relish, onion, and
lemon juice. Cover and refrigerate it until ready to use.
Catfish: Combine the eggs, Worcestershire, hot sauce, and
milk together in a large bowl and beat it until frothy. In a shallow
dish large enough to contain the fish, whisk together the cornmeal,
flour, salt, pepper, and lemon pepper.
With a small knife, score both sides of the catfish four times
across, deeply, about 11/2 inches apart. Dip the catfish into the egg
wash, then dredge it completely with the cornmeal mixture, evenly
coating the fish; set it aside.
In a large pot or deep fryer, heat the oil to 325 degrees. Add the
fish—one at a time for whole fish (if using fillets, two at a time)—and
cook 7–8 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp. Remove and place on
paper towels to drain. Serve with scallions and Dickey sauce.
Recipe from http://www.fieldandstream.com/blogs/fishing/2010/06/catfish-recipe-national-catfish-day
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