Light-and-Crispy Catfish

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Nutritional Information

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  • Calories: 275
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 13.7g
  • Saturated fat: 3.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.8g
  • Protein: 27.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.6g
  • Fiber: 1.3g
  • Cholesterol: 80mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 95mg
  • Calcium: 19mg


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


  1. 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.
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