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Servings 6
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 30

  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 6 (4 to 6-ounce) catfish fillets
  • 1/3 cup plain stone-ground yellow cornmeal
  • 1/3 cup masa harina or corn flour
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • peanut oil to fry

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Moist and tender on the inside

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Creamy, rich, and decadent, this recipe for Cajun shrimp and catfish is perfect for those busy weeknights where you...

  • 2 tablespoons low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon low-salt blackening seasoning
  • 1.5-pounds catfish fillets, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 cup presliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1-pound small shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup light Contadina alfredo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 5 1/2 cups long-grain rice, cooked
  • parsley sprigs, optional garnish
4.5/5 (4 Votes)

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Beer-Battered Catfish Tostadas with a Mango-Cabbage Slaw are the perfect hand-held main course or snack that go wit...

  • FISH:
  • 1.5-pounds catfish, sliced into 1-inch pieces, about 24 pieces
  • salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/3 teaspoon cayenne pepper or chipotle powder
  • 1 (12-ounce) lager-style beer
  • MANGO-CABBAGE SLAW:
  • 4 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 1 large mango, sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced thin
  • 2 red Fresno or jalapeño peppers, deseeded and sliced
  • 1/3 cup cilantro, plus more for garnish
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • TOSTADAS:
  • 8 corn tostadas, homemade or store-bought
  • lemon or lime wedges to garnish
  • hot sauce to drizzle
  • Mexican crema or sour cream to garnish
4.5/5 (12 Votes)

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Substitute red snapper if catfish is unavailable

  • SAUCE:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 8-ounces fresh crabmeat or frozen, about 1 cup
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • FISH:
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • salt to taste
  • 1 pinch cayenne
  • 4 (4-ounce) catfish fillets
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4/5 (1 Votes)

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Blackened Catfish with Compound Butter is the rich, flavorful, and spicy recipe that pairs well with fluffy rice pi...

  • CATFISH:
  • 4 (8-ounce) fresh skinless, boneless catfish fillets
  • 2 lemons, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Creole seasoning
  • whole chives, for garnishing
  • COMPOUND BUTTER:
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
4/5 (1 Votes)

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  • 3 lb. catfish
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 12-ounce beer
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 3 cups vegetable oil
  • salt
  • pepper
5/5 (2 Votes)

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Catfish stew is the rich, creamy, and comforting dish that you're going to crave every night of the week

  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1-pound of catfish filets cut into chunks
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • 2 cups of diced potatoes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of basil
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 (8-ounce) can of stewed corn
  • 2 cups of milk
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Tender catfish fillets seasoned, sautéed and baked to perfection, for a tantalizing and easy to prepare dish

  • 6 to 4 ounces cat fish filets, skinned
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon Cajun spice
4.5/5 (20 Votes)

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  • 1 (6-ounce) Farmed Channel Catfish
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 serving herb-butter blend or flavored olive oil
  • aluminum foil
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
4.8/5 (5 Votes)

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U.S. Farm raised catfish fillets rolled up with a crabmeat and breadcrumb mixture, then baked

  • 6 (6 ounce) U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish fillets
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans lump crabmeat, drained and flaked
  • 1 cup Italian-flavored bread crumbs
  • 1 rib celery, finely chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, melted and divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
4.3/5 (32 Votes)

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These Crunchy Catfish Tacos made with Chipotle Mayonnaise and Apple Slaw create complex flavors to this delicious d

  • APPLE SLAW:
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup club soda
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 3 cups Japanese bread crumbs (panko)
  • 4 (6 ounce) catfish fillets, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 (16 ounce) package flour tortillas
  • 1 (10 ounce) bag angel hair coleslaw mix
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and finely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 cup thinly sliced carrot
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
4.5/5 (23 Votes)

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A classic Crisp Catfish with some delicious Apple-Celery Slaw!

  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 stalks celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 pounds catfish fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons oil
4.6/5 (7 Votes)

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Make and share this Delicious Catfish Classique recipe

  • 4.5 ounces all-purpose flour, about 1 cup
  • 1 1/4 cups plain yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup nonfat buttermilk
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 5 cups peanut or canola oil
  • 4 farm-raised catfish fillets, 4 ounces
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 2 applewood-smoked bacon slices
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 18 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 1 pound)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 3/4 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
4.5/5 (11 Votes)

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This is a meal you can have ready literally in about 20 minutes! It’s healthy and delicious, and you can serve w...

  • GARNISH:
  • 4 slices thick bacon fried & crumbled
  • 2 large catfish fillets
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning (or Old Bay)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Meyer Lemon Juice/Zest
  • Green onioins, chiffonade sliced
  • Mango/Peach Salsa or your favorite (mine was store bought)
4/5 (3 Votes)

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Cajun Beurre Blanc: In heavy saucepan, add all ingredients except butter and cream

  • STUFFING:
  • 6 boneless catfish fillets - (6 oz ea) skinned
  • Lemon for garnish
  • 1/2 pound jumbo lump crabmeat
  • 1 loaf baked cornbread - (3" by 6" by 1")
  • 1 cup chopped cooked spinach
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts toasted
  • 1 tablespoon Creole mustard
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
  • BREADING FOR FISH:
  • 1 cup seasoned flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups fish fry mix
  • CAJUN BEURRE BLANC:
  • 1 1/2 cups white wine
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 fresh lemon halved
  • 2 shallots minced
  • 1 pound butter cut 1" pieces
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns cracked
  • 1 tablespoon Blackened Seasoning (see below)
  • BLACKENED SEASONING:
  • 1/3 cup paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon freshly-ground white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 cup salt
5/5 (2 Votes)

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