Skillet Catfish Recipe
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Skillet Catfish Recipe

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It only takes three ingredients to whip up this tasty dish! Combine salad dressing with relish for a quick tartar sauce if you're tight on time. —Kim Hardison, Maitland, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 3/4 cup corn bread/muffin mix
  • 2 teaspoons seafood seasoning
  • 4 catfish fillets (6 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 344 calories, 16g fat (4g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 657mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 28g protein.


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine corn bread mix and seafood seasoning. Add catfish, one fillet at a time, and shake to coat.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook fillets in batches over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Skillet Catfish in Simple & Delicious March/April 2009 , p29

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mamamerg User ID: 1706794 181749
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2011

"The coating did not survive well in the pan.... :-("

tksheppard User ID: 2766404 181747
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2010

"This is such a great "batter" for fish. I've made it with catfish with great results, and tonight I'm going to try it with tilapia. It's so simple and light, and yet it tastes like it's fried. I'll be keeping this recipe handy!"

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