Light-and-Crispy Catfish

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 275
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 13.7 g
Satfat 3.1 g
Monofat 6.2 g
Polyfat 2.8 g
Protein 27.5 g
Carbohydrate 8.6 g
Fiber 1.3 g
Cholesterol 80 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 95 mg
Calcium 19 mg


4 (6-oz.) catfish fillets
Salt and pepper to taste
1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
1 tablespoon paprika
Vegetable cooking spray


Sprinkle catfish fillets evenly with desired amount of salt and pepper. Stir together yellow cornmeal and paprika in a shallow dish. Dredge catfish fillets in cornmeal mixture; coat fillets on each side lightly with vegetable cooking spray. Cook in a hot skillet over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until fish begins to flake and is opaque throughout.