Recipes Using Catfish

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June 13, 2005

Yield: 4 servings



Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare a baking pan with non-stick pan spray. In a pie pan or shallow dish, mix the bread crumbs, cheese, basil or oregano, S&P. Set aside. In another pie pan or dish, combine the egg and buttermilk. Dip each fish fillet first in the milk mixture, then in the crumb mixture to coat both sides with crumbs. Arrange the fillets in 1 layer in the baking pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, until the fish flakes easily with a fork.


Nutritional Information Per Serving (about 3-1/2 ozs. fish): Calories: 225, Fat; 11 g, Cholesterol: 121 mg, Sodium: 518 mg, Carbs: 7 g, Dietary Fiber: 0 g, Sugars: 1 g, Protein: 23 g

Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 3 Lean Meat, 1/2 Fat

By Terri

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A filling and delicious way of eating tacos with catfish. You can use tilapia if you would like too!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 5-6 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 10 tacos


  • 10 catfish fillet
  • 1 lb sugar plum tomatoes
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 lime
  • 3/4 white onion
  • 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro
  • Dash of black pepper
  • 10 yellow corn taco shell
  • Dash of garlic powder


  1. Line baking pan with parchment paper. Marinate catfish with dash of black pepper, garlic powder and squeeze some lime juice on the fish. Allow to marinate for 15-20 minutes.
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  3. Meaning prep filling for the tacos. Chop tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and scoop out avocado into a bowl.
  4. Add some lime juice and using your spoon, smash avocado into guacamole consistency.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and bake fish for about 5-6 minutes or until ready.
  6. Toast taco shells. You are ready to assemble fish and guacamole. Optional: can be eaten with salsa, hot sauce, lettuce, cheese, etc.
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Skin the catfish fillets, rinse, and pat dry. Combine all dry ingredients on a plate, and mix well. Beat eggs and buttermilk in a medium size bowl. Dip fillets in the egg wash, shake of excess then roll in the cornmeal mix to coat thoroughly on all sides.

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March 11, 2008

Cook carrots and onions in butter in small skillet over medium heat until tender crisp; set aside. Combine fish fry coating mix, cornbread mix, baking powder, creole seasoning, and black pepper in large bowl.

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February 8, 2006

Cut the fish into 1 inch chunks. Place flour, eggs, and crumbs into 3 separate bowls. Coat the fish with the flour, then dip into the eggs, then coat with the crumbs...

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