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Cajun Pecan Catfish Recipe
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Cajun Pecan Catfish Recipe

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This is one of our favorite recipes. It's quick, easy and delicious. Just serve with a side salad, biscuits and mixed fruit for dessert. We like it a lot for Christmas Eve. —Jan Wilkins, Blytheville, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 4 catfish fillets (6 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet: 377 calories, 28g fat (5g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 277mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 29g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°. In a small bowl, combine oil, lemon juice, Cajun seasoning and thyme. In another bowl, combine pecans, cheese, bread crumbs, parsley and 1 tablespoon of the oil mixture.
  2. Place catfish on a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Brush with remaining oil mixture. Spread pecan mixture over fillets. Bake 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cajun Pecan Catfish in Simple & Delicious October/November 2011, p28

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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veggiemama User ID: 4640590 249111
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2016

"Fabulous! I used tilapia and it was excellent."

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LibbiPeach@cox.net User ID: 4441258 182715
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2012

"very nice, tasty, easy recipe. I would definitely make it again."

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