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Oven-Fried Catfish

Yield 6 servings


  • 6 (4-ounce) catfish fillets
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (2-ounce) bottle hot sauce
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • Tartar Sauce

Nutrition Information

  • calories 264
  • fat 6 g
  • cholesterol 66 mg
  • sodium 425 mg

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle fish with salt; place in a heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag. Add hot sauce; seal and chill 2 hours, turning occasionally.

  2. Remove fish from marinade; dredge in cornmeal. Place fish on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.

  3. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. Broil 3 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially open) 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve with Tartar Sauce.