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What to do with catfish fillets

I have a couple catfish fillets that are marinated in the stores cajun seasonings. How would you cook these? Usually when i grill i have the skin side down, but no skin here. Im trying to avoid frying also. Catfish is very unfamiliar to me as well, think ive had it once before maybe

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  • dbCooperdbCooper Posts: 857
    Pan or deep frying is all I know for catfish.
    1 cup Bisquick or equivalent.
    1 egg
    Enough beer to make it moist.
    Corn flakes if you have them and want crunchy crust.
    Good eats!
    LBGE, LBGE-PTR, 22" Weber, Coleman 413G
    Great Plains, USA
  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 4,757
    Battered and fried is the only way to go.

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  • SciAggieSciAggie Posts: 6,457
    Blackened in a skillet is good too. 
    Coleman, Texas
    Large BGE & Mini Max for the wok. A few old camp Dutch ovens and a wood fired oven. LSG 24” cabinet offset smoker. There are a few paella pans and a Patagonia cross in the barn. A curing chamber for bacterial transformation of meats...
    "Bourbon slushies. Sure you can cook on the BGE without them, but why would you?"
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  • IkeIke Posts: 171
    Breaded fried catfish in skillet ain't bad at all
    Owensboro, KY.  First Eggin' 4/12/08.  Large, small, 22" Blackstone and lotsa goodies.
  • posterposter Posts: 849
    SciAggie said:
    Blackened in a skillet is good too. 
    I think ill try this. It has a sauce on it, but i can wipe it off and re-season then blacken
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 10,347
    Hot CI and minimal oil 


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  • Ozzie_IsaacOzzie_Isaac Posts: 11,631
    Cubed and fried!  I live cat fish bites!
    If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.

    XL, Medium, Minimax, Mini, Blackstone, WSM
  • WolfpackWolfpack Posts: 3,454
    Fried-


    southern staple and the only way to go
    Greensboro, NC
  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 10,860
    Hot CI and minimal oil 

    If you don’t want fried...Do this.
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • RajunCajunRajunCajun Posts: 933
    Courtboullion, without a doubt
    The problem with a problem is that you don't know it's a problem until it's a problem.
    Holding the company together with three spreadsheets and two cans connected by a long piece of string.
  • RajunCajunRajunCajun Posts: 933
    Choupique recipe, if you ever get your hands on choupique, this is a good one.  Scale the fish and season as you would for baking fish.  Set the whole fish in a greased baking dish.  Place potatoes and carrots around the fish in a liberal manner, onions go well also.  Bake the dish @450deg for one hour.  Remove from the oven, remove the fish and throw in the garbage, eat the vegetables.  Bon appetite!  :)
    The problem with a problem is that you don't know it's a problem until it's a problem.
    Holding the company together with three spreadsheets and two cans connected by a long piece of string.
  • SonVoltSonVolt Posts: 2,895
    edited May 2020
    To really bring out the flavor of catfish I like to marinate it overnight in a bowl of mud, then season with clumps of mud followed by a shallow pan-fry in clarified mud. Serve it along side a nice pan sauce of mud. 
    South of Nashville  -  BGE XL  -  Alfresco 42" ALXE  -  Alfresco Versa Burner  - Sunbeam Microwave 
  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 4,750
    this stuff is awesome!

    aka marysvilleksegghead, moved to Basehor,KS 2/26/2021
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    mini 2009
    XL 2021
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  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 11,351
    Catfish Courtbuillon
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