Garlic Catfish Fillets

Garlic Catfish Fillets

Makes 4 servings


  • 2 lbs catfish fillets
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and left whole
  • ½ cup oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Pepper


  1. Mix beaten egg and Worcestershire sauce. Dip catfish fillets into egg mix, then roll in cornmeal and coat well. Lay them in a single layer on a sheet of wax paper.
  2. Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet. Add the cloves of garlic and stir to blend. Add the fillets, one at a time.
  3. Brown for 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with fork. Sprinkle with pepper and serve.