Strips of chicken breast or catfish fillets with spicy Cajun seasonings and a cornmeal coating fry up crisp and delicious.



Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified


  • Mix corn meal mix, 1/2 cup flour, seasoning and 1/2 teaspoon salt in pie plate. Place remaining 1 cup flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt in shallow bowl. Place buttermilk and hot sauce in separate shallow bowl.

  • Cut chicken or fish lengthwise into 5 x 1-inch strips. Working in batches, coat with flour mixture, shaking off any excess. Dip into buttermilk to coat, then coat with corn meal mixture. Let stand 10 minutes.

  • Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add chicken or fish to hot oil in batches. Cook 3 minutes. Turn and cook an additional 3 to 4 minutes to until golden brown and internal temperature of chicken reaches 165 degrees F or fish flakes easily with fork. Drain on paper towels.


* or substitute 1 1/2 pounds catfish fillets instead of chicken.

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the oil ingredient, including that used for frying. The actual amount of the oil consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

914 calories; 67.5 g total fat; 67 mg cholesterol; 1389 mg sodium. 54.1 g carbohydrates; 25.8 g protein; Full Nutrition