Air Fryer Blackened Catfish Fillets


Air-fried catfish fillets that have a spicy blackened exterior and a tender and flaky interior.

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


  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 ½ tablespoons blackened seasoning

  • 1 pound catfish fillets


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Whisk melted butter, olive oil, and blackened seasoning together in a small bowl until it forms a paste. Brush paste on both sides of the catfish fillets.

  3. Place fillets in the basket of the air fryer and cook until fish is browned and flakes easily with a fork, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

606 Calories
51g Fat
3g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 606
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 51g 65%
Saturated Fat 20g 98%
Cholesterol 174mg 58%
Sodium 1212mg 53%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 641mg 14%

* 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.

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