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Lemon Pepper Breaded Catfish

For this recipe, you will need:
Chopped Catfish
3-4 eggs
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup corn meal
2 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning
2-4 tablespoons olive oil

Lightly beat 4 eggs in small bowl, set aside. Mix flour, corn meal and seasonings in separate bowl. Heat approx. 2 tablespoons olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Dip pieces of fish in egg, covering completely, then drop into flour mixture and generously coat and drop immediately into heated oil. Rotate once browned until firm and cooked through.
TIP: While dipping, designate one hand for egg and the other hand for dry ingredients, then both hands will not be covered in gooey egg.

I added chopped broccoli to the breaded fish while it was still in the skillet and heated with the lid on, stirring occasionally until the broccoli was brighter green. Then, I removed the fish and broccoli and put in in a serving dish with the lid on to keep it warm. I used the leftover egg and flour mixture to bread some squash and fried it in the same skillet. The squash tasted great too.


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