Layered Catfish Dip

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes


3 cups water
2 (8-ounce) catfish fillets
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
1/3 cup chopped onion
1 cup chili sauce
Garnish: fresh lemon slice
Assorted crackers


Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a large skillet; add catfish, and return to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove from skillet; drain well, and cool slightly. Flake fish with a fork.

Stir together cream cheese and next 4 ingredients until blended. Stir in onion. Spread cream cheese mixture in a shallow dish. Add chili sauce, and top with pieces of fish. Garnish, if desired. Serve with crackers.

The Catfish Institute, Indianola, Mississippi,

Southern Living

March 2005
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