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Parmesan Catfish Recipe

Parmesan Catfish Recipe

This moist baked fish has a slightly crunchy coating with a mild Parmesan flavor. "Even my kids love this delicious, easy-to-fix recipe," writes Lettie Simon of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 4 catfish fillets (6 ounces each)


  • 1. In a shallow dish, combine the flour, cheese, cornmeal, paprika, salt and pepper; set aside. In another shallow dish, beat egg white and milk. Dip fillets in milk mixture, then in flour mixture.
  • 2. Place in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 fillet) equals 342 calories, 15 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 355 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

Reviews for Parmesan Catfish

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Reviewed Feb. 20, 2015

"I found this recipe this morning and cook it tonight. Duh Bomb!!!!!. I did use my spices.I was just in Jamica and had a chance to shop on street for spices. And I am getting ready to go again,this time for special stones."

Reviewed Feb. 16, 2015

"This fish preparation is easy & delicious. Have made this recipe many, many times since it was first published in 2003. It works on any kind of fish. Good enough for company & I almost always have the ingredients on hand."

Reviewed Nov. 10, 2009

"My husband and I were recently diagnosed with diabetes. We are now following the diabetic diet. We never really were fish eaters before but we are learning! One of the recipes we truly enjoy is this recipe for Parmesan Catfish. It is absolutely wonderful!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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