Lemon Pepper Catfish


  • 4 catfish filets

  • 1 recipe beer batter (see below)

  • seasoned flour, enough for dredging

  • lemon pepper seasoning

  • corn/canola oil, enough for frying

  • 4 oz. banana peppers

  • 1 recipe roasted red bell coulis (see below)

Beer Batter

  • 1 egg

  • 1 can beer (Thunderhead Honey Wheat works well)

  • flour

Whisk egg and beer together. Add flour gradually until it reaches pancake consistency.


  • 2 red bell peppers, peeled, de-seeded and roasted

  • 1 Tbsp dijon mustard

  • salt, to taste

  • 1 oz. lemon juice

  • 1/4 tsp sugar 4-6 ounces olive oil

  • 1 pinch onion powder

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

Dip catfish in beer batter, dredge in seasoned flour and dry in 350-degree oil for about 5 minutes. Drain on a towel.

Season with lemon pepper. Top with banana peppers. Drizze sauce over fish.

Serve and enjoy!