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These little appetizers are so good! We really loved the dipping sauce and I can't wait to try it with some shrimp and scallops also. If you can't find the panko, feel free to use plain breadcrumbs as I did. Recipe is from Southern Living April 2006.
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- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon cajun seasoning
- 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 large egg
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 3/4 lbs catfish fillets, cut in 1 1/2-inch pieces
- 1 1/2 cups Japanese-style bread crumbs (panko)
- 3/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup spicy seafood cocktail sauce
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning (to taste)
- 1Combine the salt, Cajun seasoning and flour in a bowl.
- 2In another bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk.
- 3First dredge the fish in the flour, then dip in the eggs and finally dredge in the breadcrumbs.
- 4Fry the catfish pieces in about 1/2" of oil heated to 375 degrees.
- 5Fry about 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
- 6Drain and serve with the Spicy Dipping Sauce.
- 7Spicy Dipping Sauce: Combine the mayonnaise, cocktail sauce, lemon juice, red pepper and Old Bay in a bowl.
- 8Chill, covered, until ready to serve with the poppers.
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Nutritional Facts for Catfish Poppers With Spicy Dipping Sauce
Serving Size: 1 (1269 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 52.3
- Calories from Fat 25
- Total Fat 2.8 g
- Saturated Fat 0.5 g
- Cholesterol 14.1 mg
- Sodium 75.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 3.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
- Sugars 0.3 g
- Protein 3.2 g
The following items or measurements are not included:
seafood cocktail sauce
Old Bay Seasoning