Fish Fry & Hush Puppies

Submitted by Imagi

5 lbs of catfish or other fish fillets
1 ½ cups yellow cornmeal
½ cup of flour
1 ½ tablespoons of Mike's special seasoning (see below)


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In a large bowl mix together 5 lbs of catfish or other fish fillets and marinade with cheap mustard. Let stand for at least one hour. Prepare coating by mixing yellow cornmeal, and Mike's special seasoning (see below). Wipe off excess mustard and coat each fillet and deep fry at 375 degrees until done.

Mike's Special Seasoning

1 box salt (26 oz)
2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
3 tablespoons black pepper
4 tablespoons cayenne
1 teaspoon onion powder
2 tablespoons garlic powder
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon nutmeg


Mix together.

This seasoning is great to sprinkle on french fries, onion rings etc. Also it keeps forever in tightly closed jar.

Michael's Hushpuppies

1 ½ cups yellow corn meal
l ½ cup self-rising flour
½ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon black pepper
¾ teaspoon garlic powder

8 oz creamed corn
½ finely chopped onion
one egg
4 tablespoons margarine


Mix corn meal, flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, pepper and garlic powder.

Then combine creamed corn, chopped onion, and egg; add to dry ingredients. Melt margarine and add to mixture.

Heat deep fat fryer to 375 degrees, dip 2 teaspoons in fat, then scoop large teaspoon of batter from bowl and using other spoon push batter off spoon into fryer. Dip spoons in hot oil again and repeat process. Turn hushpuppies over once when half browned. Fry other half and remove when browned, place in paper towel lined basket.

Makes 30-35 hushpuppies

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