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Sweet Potatoes, Honey Butter Jiffy, Greens, Macaroni, and Buffalo Lemonpepper Catfish🎉🥓🥠🍠😍😋

Ingredients

• ▢4 to 6 catfish fillets (1 1/2 to 2 pounds)

• ▢1 cup buttermilk

• ▢3/4 cup plain cornmeal

• ▢1/2 cup all-purpose flour

• ▢3 teaspoons garlic powder

• ▢3 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning

• ▢vegetable or peanut oil for frying

Instructions

• ▢Rinse catfish fillets under cool water and lightly pat dry. Add the buttermilk to a shallow dish and coat the fillets in the buttermilk; set aside.

• ▢In a shallow bowl stir together the cornmeal, flour, garlic powder, and lemon-pepper seasoning. Allow excess buttermilk to drip off each filet then coat in the breading mixture, pressing lightly to ensure a thick crust. Allow to rest for 5 to 10 minutes.

• ▢Pour the oil into a deep cast-iron skillet to a little less than halfway full. Heat the oil over medium-high heat until the oil reaches about 350°F.

• ▢Fry in batches for 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cooked through. Drain on a wire rack over paper towels. Serve immediately with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and my Dill P

 

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