Southern-Style Oven-Fried Catfish

Southern-Style Oven-Fried Catfish

25 Reviews 4 Pics
  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    35 m
carina
Recipe by  carina

“I have served this to many a friend from the South, and it is always a winner! Serve with coleslaw and oven-baked french fries, and you'll have a healthy, tasty meal!”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Grease a 13x9 glass baking dish with the oil, and set aside.
  2. Rinse the catfish fillets, and pat dry. In a shallow bowl, combine the cornmeal, creole seasoning, paprika, sugar, and black pepper. Combine the eggs and hot sauce or water in a another bowl. Dip the fillets in the egg mixture, dredge in the cornmeal mixture, and arrange in the baking pan.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes, or until cooked through and golden brown. Turn once during cooking. Place catfish on a paper-towel lined plate, and serve immediately with additional hot sauce.

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Reviews (25)

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MissKatie
40

MissKatie

The three tablespoons of oil is critical. I used less when I first prepared this dish and did not get the desired crispiness. I tried again with the recommended amount of oil and it made a huge difference. Will make again.

pamerie
23

pamerie

This was a simple and easy recipe to follow. I had all the ingredients on hand and it was a healthy alternative to fried catfish. It was tasty and not overpowering.

mom2jmnbd
11

mom2jmnbd

I loved this dish! I have always found fried fish to be a favorite of mine. This was a great healthy alternative. I used fresh redfish fillets my husband caught instead of catfish. The only other change was to reduce the amount of hotsauce to 1 tsp. I have a four yr old who is not good with spicy foods. The breading was crunchy and tasty. This will deffinitely be made again in our house!! Thank you Carina!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 403 cal
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 17.3 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs
  • 29.7 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 30.4 g
  • 61%
  • Cholesterol
  • 201 mg
  • 67%
  • Sodium
  • 433 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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