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Fried Jerked Catfish from Post & Beam

Fried Jerked Catfish from Post & Beam
Christina House / Los Angeles Times

Spicy, intensely flavored jerk seasoning takes especially well to catfish fillets, like these served at Post & Beam restaurant in Baldwin Hills. Use fresh catfish fillets if you can find them, but if not, frozen, thawed fillets work just as ... Read more

1 hour, plus 2 hours marinating

For the breading

  • 4 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 cups fine cornmeal
  • 1 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour
  • ⅔ cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne

For the marinade

  • 2 tablespoons whole allspice
  • 2 tablespoons whole black peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated nutmeg
  • 6 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium yellow onions, roughly chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 3 Fresno chiles, stemmed and seeded
  • 1 habanero chile, stemmed and seeded
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

For the herb sauce

  • 1 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • ¼ cup finely chopped oregano
  • ¼ cup finely diced shallots
  • ¼ cup finely diced Fresno chile (seeds removed)
  • 8 garlic cloves, peeled
  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons champagne or white wine vinegar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, plus more

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