Cajun Catfish Recipe
Cajun Catfish Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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This dish features the green pepper, onion and celery combination common to Cajun dishes, but it’s not too spicy. It’s a colorful and flavorful way to serve our locally raised catfish.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 catfish fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

In a large skillet, saute the onion, celery and green pepper in oil until tender. Add the tomatoes, mushrooms, olives and garlic powder. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until heated through.
Place the catfish in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with vegetable mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cajun-Style Catfish in Country April/May 2006, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 162 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 681mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 catfish fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. In a large skillet, saute the onion, celery and green pepper in oil until tender. Add the tomatoes, mushrooms, olives and garlic powder. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until heated through.
  2. Place the catfish in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with vegetable mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cajun-Style Catfish in Country April/May 2006, p51

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bmakIIX User ID: 6549525 131596
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2012

"quick and easy. delicious"

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