From, "Little Rock Cooks...Recipes Handed Down from Generation to Generation," published in cooperation with your Daily InBox Newsletter.


  • 3 pounds catfish fillets
  • 2 cups yellow corn meal
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 inches cooking oil in a deep fat fryer


Wash and drain fillets.  Salt and pepper.  Place corn meal and fish in a large plastic bag and shake until fish is well coated.  Preheat oil and cook fish at 350 degrees until fish is brown on both sides, turning only once.

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