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Crispy Baked Catfish

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Crispy Baked Catfish
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
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Looking for a seafood dinner? Then check out this crispy and baked catfish recipe – a delicious dinner that’s ready in 30 minutes!
Updated Oct 7, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

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

Nutrition

235 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 28g Protein, 14g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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