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Southwestern Catfish

Catfish fillets are rubbed with a blend that includes chili powder, cumin, coriander, cayenne and paprika, then topped with homemade salsa. A green salad, garlic bread and baked sweet potatoes round out the meal nicely. —Bruce Crittenden Clinton, Mississippi
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 3 teaspoons paprika
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 3/4 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 catfish fillets (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • For salsa, in a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, jalapenos, vinegar and 1 teaspoon salt. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Combine the paprika, chili powder, cumin, coriander, cayenne, garlic powder and remaining salt; rub over catfish. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack.
  • Grill fillets, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with salsa.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 107 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 1825mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.

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  • gucci65
    Jul 22, 2014

    Made this on my stove top. Used this as a filling for tacos. I also used chedder cheese, black olives and sour cream for topings. Very good and easy !

  • angcy
    Jul 13, 2014

    I cooked it in oven at 425 degree F for 20 minutes and drizzles some butter once during cooking. Family loves the taste of fish.

  • justmbeth
    May 27, 2008

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