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Delta-Style Catfish

Prep: 10 min., Broil: 12 min.
This recipe is great paired with the Rémoulade Sauce from the recipe.

Southern Living Cooking School JUNE 2008

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings


  • 3 cups cornflakes cereal, finely crushed
  • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup HELLMANN'S or Best Foods Real Mayonnaise*
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 (4- to 6-oz.) catfish or tilapia fillets
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Garnish: lemon wedges


1. Preheat oven to broil. Stir together first 4 ingredients in a large shallow bowl or pie plate. Whisk together mayonnaise and Worcestershire sauce in a small bowl.

2. Brush mayonnaise mixture onto both sides of catfish fillets. Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning onto 1 side of each fillet.

3. Dredge fillets in cornflake mixture; transfer to a wire rack coated with cooking spray. Place wire rack in an aluminum foil-lined pan.

4. Broil 6 inches from heat 6 minutes on each side or until golden brown and fish flakes with a fork. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve immediately. Garnish, if desired.

*1/2 cup HELLMANN'S or Best Foods Light Mayonnaise may be substituted.


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