Easy Southern style fried catfish in the air fryer! You will be amazed at how easy it is to cook delicious air fryer catfish. Crunchy crust with tender flaky fish inside!
▢ 1 lb Catfish Filets
▢ ¾ cup Milk
▢ 4 drops Hot Sauce
▢ ½ cup Cornmeal, yellow
▢ 2 tablespoon Flour
▢ ¾ teaspoon Salt
▢ ½ teaspoon Pepper
Preheat air fryer at 370° for 4 minutes. (Refer to the owners manual of your air fryer for specific details regarding cooking fish.)
Combine fish, milk and hot sauce in a medium bowl and allow to soak at least 30 minutes.
Remove fish from marinade and place in colander to drain. Discard remaining marinade.
Combine remaining ingredients in a large ziplock bag. One at a time, shake filets in bag to coat fish completely.
Place filets in air fryer (avoid crowding) and mist with oil. Cook at 370° for 10 minutes. Flip fish and mist with oil. Continue cooking another 10 minutes. Fish should be golden brown and fully cooked.