He was nice enough to tell me how to make the Fennel Leek Slaw we top our scallops with and a fried catfish recipe that adds a little something special to the flavor. We'd love to hear how the recipe turns out for you when you try it! Enjoy.
Fried Catfish With Fennel Leek Slaw
Fennel Leek Slaw
1 leek (white part only)
¼ cup sparkling cider vinegar
Black Pepper (to taste)
Salt (to taste)
1 Tbsp Tupelo Honey
Juice Of 1 Meyer Lemon
Thinly slice fennel bulb and place in bowl.
Shave leek into mixing bowl.
In separate bowl, whisk together sparkling cider vinegar, honey, lemon juice, black pepper and salt.
Pour liquid over fennel and leek mixture.
Toss with reserved fronds.
Pasilla Negro Fried Catfish
1 cup Olive Oil
2 cup All Purpose Flour
½ tbsp pasilla negro
½ tbsp black pepper
1 ½ tsp salt
2 cup water
Mix together flour mixture in bowl.
Whisk together egg and water mixture.
Dredge catfish in egg wash and flour mixture
Pan fry catfish in olive oil on medium high heat until golden brown.
Transfer catfish to plate and top with fennel slaw and drizzle with olive oil.
Serve and enjoy!