Crispy Baked Catfish

Looking for a seafood dinner? Then check out this crispy and baked catfish recipe – a delicious dinner that’s ready in 30 minutes!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
pound catfish, flounder or other delicate-texture fish fillets
1/4
cup yellow cornmeal
1/4
cup dry bread crumbs
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon paprika
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup French or ranch dressing
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°. Spray broiler pan rack with cooking spray. If fish fillets are large, cut into 4 serving pieces.
  • 2 Mix cornmeal, bread crumbs, chili powder, paprika, garlic salt and pepper. Lightly brush dressing on all sides of fish. Coat fish with cornmeal mixture.
  • 3 Place fish on rack in broiler pan. Bake uncovered 15 to 18 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.

Expert Tips

In a time crunch? Use 1/2 cup of a purchased seasoned fish coating mix instead of preparing the coating mixture yourself.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
235
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 4 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.