Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish

The bacon drippings used to cook the catfish lend this family favorite authentic flavor. Use the bacon in the coleslaw, or reserve for another use.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 277
  • Calories from fat: 45%
  • Fat: 13.7g
  • Saturated fat: 3.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.3g
  • Protein: 27.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.9g
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Cholesterol: 93mg
  • Iron: 1.6mg
  • Sodium: 412mg
  • Calcium: 13mg

Ingredients

  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons salt-free Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 (6-ounce) catfish fillets

Preparation

  1. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan; reserve 2 teaspoons drippings in pan. Crumble bacon; reserve for another use.
  2. Combine cornmeal, seasoning, and salt in a shallow dish. Dredge fillets in cornmeal mixture, shaking off excess.
  3. Heat reserved drippings in pan over medium-high heat. Add fillets; cook 5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.
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