This Cajun-inspired catfish sandwich is served open faced and topped with a creamy slaw packed with fresh cilantro.
1 3/4 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon dried oregano
3/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 (6-ounce) catfish fillets
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/3 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon honey
2 cups packaged cabbage-carrot coleslaw
1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
4 (1-ounce) slices sourdough bread, toasted
How to Make It
Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle both sides of fish with paprika mixture. Heat a large cast-iron skillet over high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add fish; cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.
Combine yogurt, juice, and honey in a medium bowl. Add cabbage and cilantro; toss well to coat. Top each bread slice with about 1/2 cup slaw and 1 fillet. Top each fillet with remaining slaw.
Sustainable Choice: Look for farmed catfish, which is an eco-friendly option
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I was about to say the sandwich was a bit dry but then I saw that I read the recipe wrong and thus didn't add slaw to the bottom of the sandwich but just the top. I also added some heat by tossing a chopped Serano chili in to the slaw. I will try making this again. It was easy and flavorful.