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Southern Fried Catfish with Spicy Cream Sauce southern-fried-catfish-with-spicy-cream-sauce Makes: 4 servings 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 1/4 cup FRANK'S RedHot® Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce 4 (6 ounce) catfish fillets, split in half lengthwise if large) [or or tilapia] 1 1/2 cups cornmeal 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. Salt and pepper 1 vegetable oil for frying 1 Tangy Dipping Sauce (recipe follows) <p>BEAT eggs, buttermilk and Frank's RedHot Sauce in 2-qt. shallow dish. Add fish fillets and turn to coat well.</p><p>MIX cornmeal, flour, garlic powder, salt and pepper on a sheet of waxed paper.</p><p>DREDGE fillets in cornmeal mixture.</p><p>DEEP-FRY fillets, 2 pieces at a time, in 350°F oil about 5 min. until golden and fish flakes. Splash on Frank's RedHot Sauce and serve with Tangy Dipping Sauce.</p>

Southern Fried Catfish with Spicy Cream Sauce

Makes: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 20 min

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup FRANK'S RedHot® Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce
  • 4 (6 ounce) catfish fillets, split in half lengthwise if large) [or or tilapia]
  • 1 1/2 cups cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt and pepper
  • 1 vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 Tangy Dipping Sauce (recipe follows)

Directions

BEAT eggs, buttermilk and Frank's RedHot Sauce in 2-qt. shallow dish. Add fish fillets and turn to coat well.

MIX cornmeal, flour, garlic powder, salt and pepper on a sheet of waxed paper.

DREDGE fillets in cornmeal mixture.

DEEP-FRY fillets, 2 pieces at a time, in 350°F oil about 5 min. until golden and fish flakes. Splash on Frank's RedHot Sauce and serve with Tangy Dipping Sauce.

- Tips

Tangy Dipping Sauce: Stir to combine 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 1/2 cup sour cream, 1/4 cup FRANK'S RedHot Sauce, 2 tbsp. FRENCH'S Horseradish or Spicy Brown Mustard and 2 tbsp. minced parsley. Chill.

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