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Catfish in Ginger Sauce

 Catfish in Ginger Sauce
"Whenever I want to serve fish in a flash, I turn to this recipe," reports Mary Dixson, Decatur, Alabama. "The fillets always turn out moist, tender and tasty. For even more flavor, spoon extra sauce over the fish before serving."
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 catfish fillets (6 ounces each)


  • In a 2-cup microwave-safe bowl, combine the onions, oil and ginger.
  • Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-1/2 minutes or until onions are
  • tender.
  • In small bowl, combine the cornstarch and water until smooth. Stir in
  • the broth, soy sauce, vinegar and cayenne. Stir into onion mixture.
  • Microwave, uncovered, at 70% power for 2-3 minutes, stirring after
  • each minute, until sauce comes to a boil.
  • Place catfish in a microwave-safe 3-qt. dish; pour sauce over the
  • fish. Cover and microwave on high for 5-6 minutes or until fish
  • flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 274 calories,

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Catfish in Ginger Sauce (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 16 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 555 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.