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Creole Catfish Dip

Yield 3 1/2 cups
This easy fish dip recipe uses catfish that is simmered in a skillet then blended with cream cheese, mayonnaise and Creole seasoning.


  • 4 (4-ounce) catfish fillets
  • 1 1/2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions, divided
  • 1 (12-ounce) bottle chili sauce

How to Make It

  1. Fish in a Flash: Pour water to a depth of 2 inches into a large skillet; bring to a boil. Add fish, and return to a boil. Cover, reduce heat. and simmer 5 to 8 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. Remove from skillet with a slotted spoon; cool slightly. Flake into bite-size pieces.

  2. Beat cream cheese and next 4 ingredients with an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in 1/4 cup green onions. Spread cheese mixture in an 8-inch bowl or cast-iron skillet. Spread chili sauce over cheese mixture; top with flaked catfish and remaining onions. Serve immediately.