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Oven-Baked Catfish with Tartar Sauce

Yield 4 servings


  • 4 (4-ounce) catfish fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 (2-ounce) bottle hot sauce
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • Tartar Sauce

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle fish fillets with salt; place in a large shallow dish or heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag. Pour in hot sauce; cover or seal, and chill 2 hours, turning occasionally.

  2. Remove fish from marinade, and dredge in cornmeal. Place fish on a lightly greased rack in a baking pan.

  3. Bake at 425° for 15 to 18 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork.

  4. Broil 3 inches from heat 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve with Tartar Sauce.