Catfish Indonesia is not the prettiest animal but this fish is delicious and many people like to eat it. Especially when the catfish is fried. Fried catfish will have a mild and crispy texture if you prepare it correctly. The good thing about catfish is that you can use a simple recipe to make a delicious meal. Moreover, both the catfish and other seasoning are cheap.
Fried Catfish Indonesia Recipe
You can use this recipe for your family. If the family members of yours are 4 people, then you use 4 catfish. Besides catfish Indonesia, you will need ½ tsp of onion powder, ½ tsp of garlic powder, ½ cup of flour, 1 tsp of hot sauce, 1 ½ cups of yellow cornmeal, as well as salt and pepper. Follow the recipe below:
Pour the buttermilk to the catfish. This method is needed to get rid of its unappealing “muddy” taste. Fortunately, buttermilk helps solve this problem. Clean the fish with clean water and then put them in container or zip-lock bag. Pour buttermilk and hot sauce. You can also sprinkle a little bit of salt and pepper. Mix them well and let the catfish marinate for several minutes. You can put them in the fridge at this time.
Use a large bowl to mix the rest of ingredients while you waiting for the catfish. Take the fish from the fridge and sprinkle the meat with salt. Coat the catfish with the mixture on all sides. After that, heat oil and use a steep-sided frying pan. The heat should be medium to high. Add oil the pan, when the pan is heated, you are ready to cook. You can use vegetable oil, peanut oil, or canola oil for the best result since those oils have a high smoke point. Fry the fish for 3 4 minutes on each side. That’s the recipe of fried catfish Indonesia.