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Oven-Fried Catfish

Yield 8 servings
The crispy oven-fried crust comes from baking the crumb-coated fillets at a high temperature. Creole seasoning gives the crunchy crust its great flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons crushed corn flakes cereal
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt-free Creole seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 8 (4-ounce) farm-raised catfish fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 lemon wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 205
  • caloriesfromfat 22 %
  • fat 4.9 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 21.9 g
  • carbohydrate 17 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 66 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 366 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.

  2. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well; set aside. Combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, and hot sauce, stirring well.

  3. Brush mayonnaise mixture evenly over both sides of fillets; dredge in cereal mixture. Place fillets on rack of a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 18 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve with lemon wedges.

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