So Good Panfried Catfish (Makeover)

So Good Panfried Catfish (Makeover)

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Purr-fect for catfish or any mild-flavored fish, this dish goes from pan to kitchen table in 20 minutes flat—with a spicy cornmeal breading that’s sure to heat up dinner hour!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
egg
1/2
teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/2
cup cornmeal
2
teaspoons paprika
1
teaspoon black pepper
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon onion powder
1/2
teaspoon seafood seasoning (from 6-oz container)
1 1/2
lb catfish or other mild-flavored fish fillets (about 3/4 inch thick), cut into 6 serving pieces
1
tablespoon olive or canola oil
Lemon wedges
  1. In shallow dish, beat egg and hot pepper sauce until well mixed. In another shallow dish, stir cornmeal, paprika, pepper, salt, onion powder and seafood seasoning until blended.
  2. Dip each piece of fish into egg mixture, then coat with cornmeal mixture.
  3. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add fish; cook 4 to 8 minutes, turning once, until fish flakes easily with fork and is brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels. (To keep underside of fish crisp, immediately place fish on cooling rack until serving time.) Squeeze lemon juice over fish.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
Mild-flavored fish varieties include cod, perch and catfish.
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You can use a well-seasoned cast-iron skillet to cook the fish.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 250
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 120mg;
  • Sodium 330mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.