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Cajun Catfish Recipe

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cajun catfish recipe
If you are a fish lover, then this Cajun Catfish Recipe is perfect for you.

These fish fillets are breaded and boiled, not fried, so it's a healthier meal.

With the spicy cajun and other seasonings, you will

Add some nice mixed veggies and some baked beans to complete this meal.

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This flavorful fish is perfect for any time of the year. With a touch of Cajun style this catfish meal is sure to satisfy your taste buds.

Recipe Type

Fish, Main Dish

Degree of Difficulty



  • 4 Catfish fillets (4 oz. each)
  • 1/4 cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup Yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Lightly spray broiler pan with cooking spray.
  3. Wash the fish fillets and pat dry.
  4. Place the catfish fillets in a shallow dish.
  5. Pour the buttermilk over the fillets and turn over to completely coat.
  6. In a separate bowl, mix together the remaining ingredients.
  7. Take each catfish fillet and shake off excess buttermilk.
  8. Place in the cornmeal mixture to completely cover each fillet and place on broiler pan.
  9. Place the broiler pan about 4 inches from the heat.
  10. Broil for about 3 minutes per side or until done in the center.

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 6 minutes

Total Time: 16 minutes

Nutrition Facts

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Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 4
Serving Size 1 fillet
Calories 259
Total Fat 10.4g
      Sat Fat 2.3g
Cholesterol 88.1mg
Sodium 469.7mg
Total Carbohydrates 14.2g
      Fiber 1.9g
      Sugar 1.1g
Protein 26.4g

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Remember that the cayenne pepper goes a long way to add spice to this recipe. So if you don't want it too hot, don't add extra. Just stick to the recipe.

Add a creamy broccoli soup to this cajun catfish recipe.

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