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Catfish Po’ Boy

1 lb Catfish Fillets [cut into 3″ pieces]
1 Egg [beaten]
1/2 cup Cornmeal [fine grain]
1/4 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Marjoram [dried]
1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
1/4 tsp Chipotle Chili Powder
dash Thyme [dried]
dash Black Pepper
Sea Salt [to taste]
Olive Oil

Green Tomato Tartar Sauce:
1/4 cup Mayonnaise
2 Tbs Green Tomato Pickles [minced]
1 Tbs Chives + Parsley [chopped]

4 French Bread Rolls [oblong, sliced in half]
2 cups Lettuce [sliced]
1 Tomato [sliced into 8 rounds]
Butter + Hot Sauce [optional, but so good]

Heat a few tablespoons of oil in a large saute pan, just enough oil to coat the bottom with a thin layer. Combine cornmeal, cinnamon, garlic powder, chili powder, marjoram, thyme, salt + pepper on a small plate. Dip each piece of fish in the egg, then dredge till totally covered in cornmeal + spices. Pan fry until golden brown, about 5 minutes per side.

Spread one side of each french roll with tartar sauce. Lightly butter the other side. Top with fried fish, lettuce + tomato. Finish with a few drops of vinegary hot sauce.

4 Sandwiches.

These amazingly tasty sandwiches were made in collaboration with Jane Middleton + Jody Trendler.

Green Tomato Pickles

1 cup Green Tomatoes [unripe, sliced into 1/4″ rounds]
1 Garlic Clove [sliced]
1 Chili Pepper [stem removed, cut in half, seeded]
1/2 cup Water
1/2 cup White Vinegar [raw, unfiltered]
3 Cloves
1/2 tsp Black Peppercorns
1/4 tsp Yellow Mustard Seed
dash Celery Seed

Bring water, vinegar + spices to a boil in a small sauce pan. Put tomatoes, garlic + chili into a very clean jar. Pour vinegar mixture into jar, stirring + making sure all the tomatoes are submerged. Allow to sit for at least 24 hours.

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