Cheesy Catfish

Cheesy Catfish


"This savory catfish dish is coated in Parmesan cheese and baked. Excellent for an easy family dinner! A fish dish even your kids will love!"


35 m servings 420 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 420 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 24.4 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 27g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 22.1 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 100 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 812 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat the egg together with the milk in a medium bowl. In another bowl, stir together the cheese, flour, salt, pepper and paprika.
  3. Dip catfish in the egg and milk mixture, then dredge in the cheese mixture until coated. Arrange fish in a single layer in the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish. Pour melted butter over the fish.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes, or until golden brown.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 215 Ratings


This was very good! I won't say my kids loved it but my husband and I did. Afer reading other reviews I did the following: I made sure the fish weren't crowded in the pan. I used a shallow pa...

The idea was good, but the catfish turned out a little bland and mushy. I ended up turning the oven on to broil to crisp up the crust. The fish would have turned out better if the fish was fri...

I was a little hesitant to make this recipe but I'm so glad I did. I made a few changes. I seasoned the catfish with a bit of salt, garlic, and black pepper before dipping into the egg. For the...

I also added garlic and cayenne to the dredging mixture, and had to bake the fish for 25-30 minutes. Everyone raved, and it was welcomed as a new catfish recipe for the family!

This was really the best, I did as everyone said and used seasoned bread crumbs instead of the flour and it was delicious! In addition i allowd the filets to marinade in a mixture of blended ch...

This recipe was great. I took other suggestions and used tilapia and baked at it at 375 for 30 minutes. I also substituted half of the flour for breadcrumbs. It was a big hit!

I used catfish nuggets and it turned out great! I didn't use all of the cheese mixture, it kept great in a ziplock bag in the freezer until the next time I made this. My husband even liked it ...

The fish turned out too bland, and I didn't like that it wasn't at all crispy on the outside. It needs longer time in the oven and bread crumbs coating instead of flour. I probably won't cook it...

This recipe truly is simple to make and is very delicious. My family loved it, children included! I experimented and substituted about 1/4 tsp, or a little more, of Old Bay seasoning and some ...