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Pan-Fried Catfish

Nestled in a skillet with colorful, nutritious carrots and spinach, this catfish fillet comes out perfectly moist. This meal is no more trouble than heating a frozen dinner, but it tastes much better!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Cook: 10 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 20 baby carrots
  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sliced onion
  • 2 catfish fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 packages (6 ounces each) fresh baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar


  • In a large skillet, stir-fry carrots in oil for 1-2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add onion; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add catfish; cook for 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove fish and set aside.
  • Add spinach, in batches, stir-frying until slightly wilted. Return fish to skillet. Sprinkle with vinegar and sugar. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove to a warm serving dish; spoon pan juices over fillets.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 397 calories, 23g fat (4g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 280mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 6g fiber), 32g protein.

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