Poor boy sandwiches represent bedrock New Orleans. The shotgun house of New Orleans cuisine, Po-boys are a familiar & satisfying tradition.
As diverse as the city it symbolizes, the crisp, buttered loaves have served as a culinary crossroads, encasing both the most prosaic and exotic of foods: oysters, shrimp, soft-shell crabs, and of course catfish as well as ham, cheese, and even French fries. Comfort food in other cities seldom reaches such heights.
Try it with my Simple Remoulade Sauce, and Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez! [Let the Good Times Roll!]
To make the seasoned fry cornmeal: mix together all the ingredients (makes enough for about five 5-7 oz. catfish fillets).
In a deep frying pan or pot, preheat enough vegetable oil to completely submerge the catfish, to 350F.
Dredge the catfish fillet in the seasoned cornmeal; fry fillet in oil for 8 minutes (the catfish will float when done).
Remove fillet from oil and place on paper towels or a brown paper bag to drain.
Spread the top slice of toasted french bread with mayo.
Add a layer of hamburger dill pickle slices and sprinkle with shredded green cabbage.
Put the catfish fillet on the bottom slice; sandwich the two halves together; cut on the diagonal and serve right away.
Additional or other topping suggestions: cheddar cheese, bacon, celery-seed laced coleslaw, Sriracha chili sauce, Aji sauce, remoulade, and jalapeno tartar sauce.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (195g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 Serving|
|Calories from Fat: 158 (23%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 17.5g||23 %|
|Saturated Fat 2.6g||13 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1.1g|
|Cholesterol 15.8mg||5 %|
|Sodium 1277mg||44 %|
|Potassium 361mg||9 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 118.4g||35 %|
|Dietary Fiber 7.2g||29 %|
|Sugars, other 111.2g|
|Protein 12.8g||18 %|
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Calories per serving: 686
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