2 catfish fillets, cut int half

1 teaspoon of Old Bay

1 good pinch of garlic powder

1 good pinch of onion powder

1 good pinch of smoked paprika

1 good pinch of Kosher salt

About 1 cup of buttermilk

About 1 1/2 cups of cornmeal mixed with flour

oil, for frying

For the Old Bay Mayo

1 cup of mayo

1 teaspoon of Old Bay

1 tablespoon of lemon juice

Buttered buns, to garnish

pickles, to garnish

For the fish, preheat the oil

Meanwhile, season the fish with Old Bay, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, and kosher salt. After sitting for a bit, add int he buttermilk and cornmeal/flour mixture. Dredge the fish well and shake off the excess. Fry the fish in the hot oil until golden brown. Then, drain on paper towels.

For the mayo, combine all of the ingredients together until well-combined and chill until you’re ready to use.

To assemble, add some of the mayo to the bun, then top with fish and extra pickles. Enjoy while warm.