Southern Fried Catfish

6 small catfish
2 cups buttermilk
2 cups cornmeal
Salt
Ground pepper

Shake cornmeal, salt and ground pepper in a paper bag. Heat oil to 360 degrees F, halfway up the sides of a cast iron skillet. Dip catfish in buttermilk, then in dry mixture in bag. Fry about 2 1/2 to 3 minutes on each side (5 minutes per every inch of thickness).

Serve with Hush Puppies.

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