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Cajun Pecan Catfish

 Cajun Pecan Catfish
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
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 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)


  • n a small bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice, Cajun seasoning and
  • thyme. In another bowl, combine the pecans, cheese, bread crumbs,
  • parsley and 1 tablespoon of the oil mixture.
  • Place catfish on a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Brush
  • with remaining oil mixture. Spread pecan mixture over fillets. Bake
  • at 425° for 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: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon

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