Fried Catfish

A Southern specialty, perfectly seasoned fried catfish is probably one of the most popular seafood meals. From fried catfish sandwiches to spicy battered fillets, these easy fried catfish recipes will make seafood supper a regular request.

See Popular Fried Catfish Recipes

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

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.

Catfish Po'Boys

Better Homes and Gardens

This traditional Cajun catfish and sweet pepper sandwich makes a quick and easy weeknight dinner.

Total: 20 mins

Crispy Fish and Peppers

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 20 mins

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

Pan-Fried Fish with Peppers and Pecans

Better Homes and Gardens

Catfish Pecan

Better Homes and Gardens

Parmesan cheese and ground pecans are the flavor-makers in this crumb-coated fish.

Total: 25 mins

Fish Tacos with Lime Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 30 mins

Crisp Catfish with Apple-Celery Slaw

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 25 mins

Catfish Amandine

EatingWell

Here, we use healthier extra-virgin olive oil with a bit of butter added for its flavor instead of the tablespoons of butter usually used to make classic "amandine" sauce for pan-fried catfish fillets. The results are delicately flavored and have only a third of the calories, fat and sodium of a classic version.

Total: 30 mins

Catfish and Slaw Tacos

Better Homes and Gardens

Sizzling Catfish

Heart-Healthy Living

Cornmeal, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and herbs make the crispy coating for the fried fish in this Southern dinner recipe.

Catfish with Bacon and Onions: 30-Minute Meal

In Cajun country, catfish is king. And as we gear up to celebrate Mardi Gras (or Fat Tuesday), we take our own bow to the catfish that folks from Louisiana know how to cook to perfection. Pan-fried or baked, catfish has a mild flavor that marries well with spices like paprika and cayenne pepper, and a dash of hot-pepper sauce.

Small Bites, Big Flavors: 10 Bead-Worthy Mardi Gras Appetizers

Anyone who thinks Mardi Gras is just a chance to party doesn't know enough about the delicious food that's at the heart of this annual festival. New Orleans cuisine is the stuff of legend -- spicy jambalaya, blackened catfish, savory dirty rice. Really, what's not to love?

MyPlate Meals: 8 Healthy (Affordable!) Seafood Recipes

In the classic fairytale, Goldilocks was on a quest to find the perfect bowl of porridge. Here in the real world, as we've learned more and more about the health benefits of eating fish, many of us are on a quest to find the perfect seafood: one that's not too expensive, not unhealthy, but just right. This can sometimes seem like an impossible task.

Net Benefits: 9 Top Eco-Friendly Fish and Seafood Choices

What's an eco-conscious seafood lover to do? Anyone concerned with the environmental impact of the food they buy can look for the USDA "organic" label on everything from apples to smoked sausage, but one big swath of the grocery store remains organic-free: the seafood counter. There are currently no national standards for what might constitute "organic" seafood.

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