Oven-Fried Catfish

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
You can use your favorite hot sauce, but we prefer the Louisiana brand in this recipe.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 296
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fat 8.8 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 3.1 g
Polyfat 2.5 g
Protein 32.8 g
Carbohydrate 17.7 g
Fiber 1.1 g
Cholesterol 99 mg
Iron 2.8 mg
Sodium 361 mg
Calcium 74 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup light beer
1/2 cup hot sauce
4 (6-ounce) farm-raised catfish fillets
1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Cooking spray

Preparation

Combine first 3 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes. Remove fish from bag; pat dry with paper towels. Discard marinade.

Preheat oven to 450°.

Combine cornmeal, cornstarch, salt, and pepper in a shallow dish. Dredge fish in cornmeal mixture.

Lightly coat fish with cooking spray. Place fish on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray, and bake at 450° for 15 minutes or until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Note:

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July 2001