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Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Ashley Johnson Photo by: Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Ashley Johnson

Cajun Catfish

There's no better fish to showcase the spices and flavors of Louisiana's Cajun country than catfish. Serve with slaw and sliced tomatoes.

Cooking Light JUNE 1995

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)


  • 4 (4-ounce) farm-raised catfish fillets
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoons Cajun Seasoning
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • Lemon wedges (optional)


Brush both sides of fillets with lemon juice, and sprinkle with Cajun Seasoning. Place fish on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray, and broil 5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 140
  • Calories from fat: 33%
  • Fat: 5.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Protein: 20.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 1.5g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg
  • Iron: 1.6mg
  • Sodium: 219mg
  • Calcium: 56mg

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Cajun Catfish Recipe