Fried coot fillets

What you need
Four coot fillets
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
Dry bread crumbs
1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning

What to do
Pound coot fillets into 1/4-inch thickness with a meat hammer. Beat egg in a shallow bowl. Stir in milk. Blend seasoning and bread crumbs in another bowl. Dip coot fillets in egg and roll in bread crumbs. Cook fillets slowly in fry pan, turning once.


Sour cream and corn meal crappies

What you need
Fresh crappie fillets
16-ounce tub of sour cream
Corn meal
Cooking oil
Salt and pepper

What you do
Coat crappies in sour cream with spatula.
Roll fillets in corn meal.
Salt and pepper both sides of fillets.
Fry in cooking oil in electric fry pan until golden brown.

Catfish soup

What you need
3 pounds catfish fillets cut up
2 quarts cold water
1 sliced onion
1 chopped stalk of celery
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons parsley

What to do
Combine all ingredients into kettle and cook over slow heat. Stir occasionally and cook until fish flakes into pieces. Serve hot.


Bob's beer batter fish

What you need
Catfish fillets
1 cup Bisquick
1 egg
1/2 stick butter or oleo
1 can of beer (maybe more)
Salt and pepper
Pinch of mustard

What you do
Mix egg, beer, Bisquick, salt, pepper and mustard in a bowl.
Depending upon the amount of catfish fillets, you may have to adjust the amount of flour and beer.
Melt butter or oleo in a frying pan.
Coat fillets with mixture and fry until golden brown.
Serve with cabin potatoes and... more beer.