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Cajun Pecan Catfish Recipe

Cajun Pecan Catfish Recipe

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. YIELD: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)

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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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