Fried Catfish

3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
4 catfish fillets
1/4 teaspoon salt
Vegetable oil

Combine first 5 ingredients in a large shallow dish. Sprinkle catfish fillets with salt, and dredge in cornmeal mixture, coating evenly. Pour vegetable oil to a depth of 3 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 350°. Fry fillets 5 to 6 minutes or until golden; drain on paper towels.

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