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Blackened Catfish

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Blackened catfish is a Southern classic, and the blend of herbs and spices used in this unbeatable version is sure to please."
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servings 353 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Wash the catfish fillets and pat dry. Set aside. Combine all the dry ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Melt the butter in a pan. Add the lemon juice and mix well. Dip the fillets into the butter mixture. Sprinkle the fillets liberally with the spice mixture on both sides, and set aside.
  3. When ready to cook, heat a black iron skillet on the stove until very hot. Carefully place the fillets in the skillet and cook for about 2 minutes on each side. Keep moving with a spatula to prevent sticking. When the fillets are cooked, remove them from the skillet. Remove the skillet from the burner. Pour the butter mixture into the skillet, quickly adding the wine, and stir. Pour the pan juices over the fillets and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 353 calories; 26.2 g fat; 2.1 g carbohydrates; 25.3 g protein; 126 mg cholesterol; 604 mg sodium. Full nutrition


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Wow - this recipe is incredible! Just follow it exactly and your tastebuds will thank you! I lived in New Orleans for 5 years, and this would have been a hit at any restaurant! Thanks for the...

I used this on catfish nuggets, and it turned out wonderful! Instead of cayenne, I used red chili powder, since my family doesn't like really hot stuff. The wine/lemon juice dressing really ma...