Catfish Pecan


Great catfish baked with a cornmeal crust and sprinkled with crushed pecans.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
5 servings


  • ½ cup cornmeal

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 ¼ pounds catfish

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • ½ cup pecans, finely crushed

  • 5 wedges lemon, for garnish

  • 5 sprigs fresh parsley, for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C).

  2. In a large bowl, mix the cornmeal, salt and pepper. Dip the catfish in the cornmeal mixture; coating well.

  3. Place catfish on a flat, greased baking sheet. Pour the oil over the fish.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes or until catfish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Sprinkle with pecans toward the end of the cooking period.

  5. Garnish with lemon wedges and parsley sprigs.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

372 Calories
26g Fat
16g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 372
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 542mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 49mg 243%
Calcium 67mg 5%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 585mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.