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The Perfect Keto Fried Catfish with Spicy Tartar Sauce


  • 2 Catfish Fillets Cut in Half

  • 1 1/8 - Cup Grated Parmesan

  • 3/4 - Cup Golden Flaxseed Meal

  • 1/3 - Cup Almond Flour

  • 2 Tbsp. Old Bay Seasoning

  • 2 Eggs

  • 1 Tbsp. Sincerely Legenia's Spicy Garlic Seasoning

  • 1 Tsp. Half & Half

Spicy Tartar Sauce

  • 1 Cup Sour Cream

  • 1/2 Cup Mayonnaise

  • 1 Tbsp. Fresh Chopped Parsley

  • 1 Tsp. Red Pepper Flakes

  • 1 Tbsp. Chopped Dill Pickles

  • 2 Tbsp. Chopped Green Onions

  • 1 Tbsp. Fresh Lemon Juice

  • 1/2 Tsp. Smoked Paprika

  • 1/8 Tsp. Monkfruit

  • Salt & Pepper to Taste


  1. In a small bowl combine mayo, sour cream, parsley, red pepper flakes, dill pickles, green onions, lemon juice, smoked paprika, monk fruit & salt. Mix well, cover and place in the refrigerator while preparing your fish.

  2. Next, in a shallow dish combine parmesan cheese, golden flaxseed, almond flour, and Old Bay Seasoning. Mix well, and set aside.

  3. In another shallow dish mix eggs with half & half, and all-purpose seasoning.

  4. Cut catfish in half the long way. Roll each individual piece of fish in the egg mixture first and then in the flaxseed breading. Continue until every piece of fish is coated.

  5. Heat oil in a skillet (350 degrees). Carefully add fillets to hot oil and fry until golden about 5 - 6 minutes. Remove fish from the skillet and allow to cool on a paper towel or cooling rack.

  6. For best results serve immediately with spicy tartar sauce.

  7. Enjoy!

Nutritional Facts: (2 full fish fillets)

Calories: 1228.28kcal

Total Fat: 104.16g

Carbs: 18.39g

Sugars: 5.45g

Protein: 54.95g

Sodium: 4197.4mg

Fiber: 14.85g

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