Potato Crusted Fish and Chips

Mr. Food

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 35 min

What You'll Need:
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 4 baking potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup instant potato flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 (6-ounce) catfish fillets (see Note)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted

What To Do:

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. 
     
  2. In a large bowl, combine 1/4 cup oil, seasoning salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Add potatoes and toss until evenly coated. Place on baking sheet.
     
  3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden and crispy.
     
  4. Meanwhile, in a shallow dish, combine cornmeal, potato flakes, salt, and remaining pepper. Dip fish in melted butter, and dredge in cornmeal mixture.

  5. In a large skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat; add fish and fry 4 to 6 minutes per side, or until it flakes easily with a fork. Drain on paper towels. Serve with potato wedges.

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