Catfish is easy to use in a variety of recipes for salads, sandwiches, and fish chowders. Whether fried, baked, poached, or grilled, catfish is among the more versatile seafoods -- and an easy catch for quick dinner recipes.

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Oven-Baked Catfish

Pepperidge Farm

A crunchy cornbread coating on these tender catfish fillets makes a tempting, easy-from-the-oven dinner.

Total: 35 mins

Catfish Stew in Biscuit Bowls

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... This will bowl the family over--a delicious catfish stew swimming in a bowl made of a flaky biscuit so you can sop up every last creamy spoonful.

Total: 50 mins

Pecan-Crusted Catfish

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Everyone goes nuts for our Pecan-Crusted Catfish, baked instead of fried and an outstanding recipe for anyone watching their cholesterol.

Total: 30 mins

So Good Panfried Catfish

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Purr-fect for catfish or any mild-flavored fish, this dish goes from pan to kitchen table in 20 minutes flat--with a spicy cornmeal breading that's sure to heat up dinner hour!

Total: 20 mins

Sweet and Spicy Catfish Sandwiches

Food & Wine

These fantastic sandwiches -- filled with moist, sweetly glazed catfish, a spicy sambal mayonnaise, crunchy cucumbers, and cilantro -- are usually made with marinated catfish and garlic butter. Skip marinating the fish (the honey glaze adds enough flavor) and rub the bread with a garlic clove.

Total: 45 mins

Mustard-Dill Fish

Better Homes and Gardens

A cast-iron skillet makes quick work of sizzling catfish that is cooked in 10 minutes.

Catfish with Bacon and Onions

Better Homes and Gardens

Crisp and golden catfish, a favorite among fish lovers, is topped with salty bacon in this dinner recipe.

Crunchy Topped Fish with Potato Sticks

Better Homes and Gardens

Enjoy a low-fat version of fish and chips. The oven-fried fish sports a crisp coating of seasoned stuffing mix and potato sticks.

Grilled Catfish Sandwiches

Midwest Living

Use your favorite seasoning blend for the grilled fish, then serve on hoagie buns to make these quick dinner sandwiches.

Catfish with a Crunch

Better Homes and Gardens

A pretzel coating adds a new twist to traditional fried catfish. Serve it with coleslaw and steamed vegetables.

Total: 25 mins

Crispy Fish Sandwiches with Herb Remoulade

Food & Wine

Grilling the fish and making a sauce with fat-free fromage blanc (a fresh, spoonable cheese) keeps the calorie count down in this variation on the classic fried fish-shack sandwich. While any white fish will work well here, catfish is a sustainable choice and a great source of vitamin B12.

Total: 40 mins

Grouper with Tropical Salsa

Better Homes and Gardens

Using canned tropical fruit salsa makes this recipe easy to prepare on busy nights.

Polenta and Catfish Salad

Diabetic Living

A bit of Cajun seasoning gives a spicy kick to this polenta and catfish salad. Tip: Serve this dish in smaller portions with a side of soup for a complete meal.

Total: 30 mins

Cajun-Flavored Catfish

Better Homes and Gardens

Oven-baked and flavorful, this recipe for spiced fish fillets is a quick and easy main dish.

Catfish Cakes

Family Circle

Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish Rolls

Better Homes and Gardens

A tangy mixture of mayo, ketchup, and Cajun seasoning spices up to these quick and easy mini sandwiches.

Total: 30 mins

Sweet Potato Catfish with Andouille Cream Drizzle

Better Homes and Gardens

Boil and mash the potatoes with the skins still on to add extra color and texture to this Creole side dish.

Total: 1 hr 40 mins
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