Southern Fried Catfish Recipe

Southern Fried Catfish Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Smokin' & Grillin with AB via Youtube


Are you looking for a fry fish idea? Look no more; this southern fried catfish from Smokin’ & Grillin with AB on Youtube is your next dinner hit! Who doesn’t like a good fish idea, especially if you’re getting tired of meat? This recipe has been my go-to every time I crave some seafood. It’s so easy to prepare, flavorful, and cooked to perfection! Your family will love this recipe for sure! Try this today and see for yourself. Watch the video below to learn the step by step instructions.



  • 5 catfish fillets
  • 2 cups of cornmeal
  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tbsp creole seasoning
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)


Step 1

To start, pour enough cooking oil into your deep fryer and heat it to 330 to  350 degrees F. While waiting, prepare the catfish; pat them dry and set them aside. Next, combine 1 tbsp ground black pepper, 1 tbsp garlic powder, 1 tbsp paprika, 1 tbsp onion powder, and 2 tbsp creole seasoning. Mix well. Now, add 2 cups of cornmeal, 2 cups of all-purpose flour, and 3 tbsp of the spices mixture in a ziplock, then shake well.

Mixing all the spices for the southern fried catfish
Image credits: Smokin’ & Grillin with AB via Youtube


Step 2

Next, beat two eggs in a large bowl, then add 2 tbsp yellow mustard, 1/2 cup hot sauce, and the rest of the spices mixture. Mix well. After this, dredge the catfish with the egg mixture, then onto the flour cornmeal mixture. Place them in the deep frying basket, then submerge them into the preheated oil. Cook them until nice, crispy, and golden brown. Serve and enjoy!

Deep-frying the catfish
Image credits: Smokin’ & Grillin with AB via Youtube

Southern Fried Catfish Recipe

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