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Pretzel-Crusted Catfish


  • 4 catfish fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups honey mustard miniature pretzels, coarsely crushed
  • Oil for frying
  • Lemon slices, optional


  • 1. Sprinkle catfish with salt and pepper. Whisk the eggs, mustard and milk in a shallow bowl. Place flour and pretzels in separate shallow bowls. Coat fillets with flour, then dip in egg mixture and coat with pretzels.
  • 2. Heat 1/4 in. of oil to 375° in an electric skillet. Fry fillets, a few at a time, until fish flakes easily with a fork, 3-4 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. Serve with lemon slices if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 fillet: 610 calories, 31g fat (4g saturated fat), 164mg cholesterol, 1579mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein.


Average Rating:
  • leh2020
    Aug 30, 2013

    Absolutely delicious! I've made this several times already:)

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