Crispy Broiled Catfish Fillets

Crispy Broiled Catfish Fillets

Sneak a bit of the South into your supper plans--without a lot of fat--with this quick way to serve sweet catfish, coated with crunchy seasoned cornmeal.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
egg
1/4
cup milk
1/3
cup yellow cornmeal
1 1/2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
lb. catfish fillets
1/2
cup tartar sauce, if desired
  1. Spray shallow baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Beat egg in shallow dish or pie pan until foamy. Add milk; mix well. In another shallow dish, combine cornmeal, lemon peel, salt, thyme and pepper; mix well.
  2. Dip catfish fillets in egg mixture; dip in cornmeal mixture to coat. Arrange fish in sprayed pan.
  3. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, turning once. Serve tartar sauce with fish.
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredient Info
Catfish, so named because it has whiskers like a cat, is found in freshwater rivers, lakes and ponds and in salt water. As its sweet, mild flesh has gained popularity, more and more catfish is being produced in ponds on fish farms, a process called aquaculture.
Ingredient Substitution
Cod or orange roughy would work very well in place of catfish.
Healthy Hint
Drizzle broiled catfish with fresh lemon juice in place of high-fat tarter sauce.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/4 of Recipe)
  • Calories 225
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 140mg;
  • Sodium 380mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 26g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 3 1/2 Lean Meat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.