Cajun Corn Meal Breaded Chicken and Fish

Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 10 min

Ingredients:

1 cup White Lily® Enriched Self-Rising White Cornmeal Mix
OR 1 cup White Lily® Self-Rising Enriched White Corn Meal Mix
1 1/2 cups White Lily® Enriched Bleached All Purpose Flour, divided
OR 1 1/2 cups White Lily® All-Purpose Flour
4 to 5 teaspoons Cajun seasoning blend
1 teaspoon salt, divided
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1 to 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast or catfish fillets
1 1/2 cups Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil

Instructions:

1.MIX corn meal mix, 1/2 cup flour, seasoning and 1/2 teaspoon salt in pie plate. Place remaining 1 cup flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt in shallow bowl. Place buttermilk and hot sauce in separate shallow bowl.
2.CUT chicken or fish lengthwise into 5 x 1-inch strips. Working in batches, coat with flour mixture, shaking off any excess. Dip into buttermilk to coat, then coat with corn meal mixture. Let stand 10 minutes.
3.HEAT oil in 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add chicken or fish to hot oil in batches. Cook 3 minutes. Turn and cook an additional 3 to 4 minutes to until golden brown and internal temperature of chicken reaches 165°F or fish flakes easily with fork. Drain on paper towels.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Serving Size (1/6 of recipe), Calories 430 (Calories from Fat 160), Total Fat 19g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 75mg, Sodium 1050mg, Total Carbohydrate 35g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 3g), Protein 30g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 4%, Calcium 8%, Iron 15%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.