CHEF COREY SIBLEY / C&K SOUL FOOD CATERING
Hickory Smoked Catfish Sandwich
YIELD: 4 portions
For the Catfish Brine*: In a large bowl, combine 3 cups water with 1/2 sliced lemon, 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce, 1/4 cup white wine, 2 tablespoons kosher salt, 1 tablespoon each black pepper and sugar and 1-1/2 teaspoons each dried thyme and red pepper flakes.
YIELD: about 3 cups
For the Tomato Aioli**: Pour boiling water over 4 dried tomato halves; set aside to soften, about 15 minutes; drain well and finely chop. Combine tomatoes with 2 cups mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 4 teaspoons olive oil, 1 teaspoon each dried thyme, and chopped garlic, 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper.
YIELD: about 2 cups
California Dip w/Tri-Colored Tortilla Chips- Serves up to 16