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Fried Blue Catfish Tacos

Author: Urban Oyster - Baltimore


Catfish fillet cut into 2 inch nuggets


    • 2 cups All purpose flour
    • 3 tbsp Old Bay Season
    • 2 tbsp Garlic Pepper
    • 2 tbsp Lemon Pepper


    • 2 cups Mayonaise
    • 2 tbsp Hot sauce
    • cup Stone ground mustard
    • 1 tsp Capers
    • 1 tsp Garlic pepper
    • 1 tsp Cayenne pepper

    Honey cilantro slaw (dry mix)

    • Purchase cole slaw mix from any local grocery store
    • ¼ cup Cilantro chopped


    • cup Honey
    • 3 tbsp Apple cider vinegar



    • Mix spices with flour
    • Toss catfish in the flour and spice mixture
    • Heat cast iron skillet with canola oil (2 cups) at medium temp
    • Oil should be ready after 10 minutes. Test by drop a little bit of flour in the oil. If the flour sizzles then it is hot enough
    • Fry catfish nuggets until golden brown. Allow oil to drain with a rack or paper towel lines plate


    • Combine the ingredients then blend

    Honey cilantro slaw (dry mix)

    • Mix cilantro with dry cold slaw

    Time to build it!

    • Toast soft flour tortillas to your desire, add 2-3 pieces of the dried catfish, honey cilantro slaw, and top it off with the remoulade