Second Helpings

Threadgill's

6416 N. Lamar, 451-5440

301 W. Riverside, 472-9304

Monday-Saturday, 10am-10pm;

Sunday, 10am-9pm

Fried catfish dinners at Threadgill's have been a popular menu item as long as the restaurants have been open in Austin. Several years back, a Cajun/Creole influence found its way into some of the dishes here, and since that time, we've also developed a fondness for the bronzed catfish. This dish features tender, sweet caftish fillets coated with a Cajun spice mixture and sautéed in butter in a very hot skillet. We like it squirted with some lime juice and a little homemade tartar sauce on the side for dipping.

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