Fried Catfish Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy
Low carb recipe for Fried Catfish which belongs to the Fish and Seafood recipe category.
- 1 pound (455 g) catfish fillets
- cup (30 g) finely ground almonds
- cup (30 g) finely ground hazelnuts
- 2 tablespoons (16 g) rice protein powder
- 1 teaspoons seasoned salt
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon (15 ml) water
- Oil for frying (peanut, canola, or sunflower)
- Lemon wedges
On a plate, combine the almonds, hazelnuts, protein powder, and seasoned salt, stirring well.
In a shallow bowl, beat the egg with the water.
Wash and dry the catfish fillets.
Dip each one in the egg and then in the nut mixture, pressing it well into the fish.
If you have a deep fryer, by all means use it to fry your fish until it's a deep gold color (7 to 10 minutes).
If you don't, use a large, heavy skillet.
Pour 1 inch (2.
5 cm) of oil into the skillet and put it over medium-high heat.
Let it heat for at least 5 minutes; you don't want to put your fish in until the oil is up to temperature.
(To test the oil, carefully put in one drop?no more?of water.
It should sizzle, but not make the oil spit.
If the oil spits, it's too hot.
Turn the heat down and wait for it to cool a bit.
) When the oil is hot, put in your fish and fry it until it's a deep gold in color.
If the oil doesn't completely cover the fish, you'll have to carefully turn it after about 5 minutes.
(Figure 7 to 10 minutes total frying time.
) Serve with lemon wedges.
Serves 3, unless one of them is my husband, in which case it
Each serving has 4 grams of carbohydrates and 1 gram of fiber, for a total of 3 grams of usable carbs and 30 grams of protein.