4 Delta Pride Catfish Fillets, cut into strips
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons Nashville Hot Sauce
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon smoked paprika
White bread and sliced pickles (for serving)

Nashville Hot Sauce Ingredients

1 cup vegetable oil
3 tablespoons cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon parsley, dried
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon hot sauce
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon paprika


  1. COMBINE milk and hot sauce in a bowl; then add catfish. Marinate for 1 hour.
  2. PREHEAT deep fryer to 350°F.
  3. In a shallow bowl, COMBINE flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder and paprika. Coat catfish evenly with flour mixture, and dust off extra.
  4. ADD catfish to fryer and cook 5 minutes, or until golden brown. Repeat in batches until all catfish is cooked.
  5. BRUSH each catfish strip with a generous amount of remaining Nashville Hot Sauce.
  6. SERVE with white bread and pickles.