Catfish Fish Recipes Top 10 Catfish Recipes Dan Johnson July 19th, 2018 | More From Dan Johnson Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+Catfish are delicious and nutritious, and their populations are perpetually renewable resources if harvested wisely. A variety of cooking methods do them justice, as cats fare well baked, broiled, poached, casseroled, steamed, stewed or fried. To fuel your culinary exploits, we’ve assembled 10 of our favorite catfish recipes. Keep in mind that ultimately, how good they taste depends much on the care given from the catch to the table. Baked Catfish With Guacamole and Refried Black Beans Recipe For a less spicy recipe, substitute sweet peppers for the jalapeños. (Photo courtesy of In-Fisherman.com Staff) A sure winner with catfish, this recipe also performs well with walleye, pike, bass and large crappies. Catfish Ingredients: 2 (6- to 8-ounce) catfish fillets 1 Roma tomato, diced ¼ onion, minced 2 jalapeño chilies, cut into rounds 2 tablespoons cilantro, minced Salt and pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 garlic cloves, mashed 1 tablespoon tequila (optional) Guacamole Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted 2 cloves garlic, mashed Lime juice 1 small tomato, finely minced ½ onion, finely minced 1 teaspoon olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste Refried Black Beans Ingredients: 1-2 cans cooked black beans 2 cloves garlic, mashed ½ onion, minced 1 tablespoon bacon fat or olive oil ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground chili powder 1 teaspoon salt Get the Recipe: Baked Catfish With Guacamole and Refried Black Beans Recipe Catfish Fajita Recipe This quick recipe is as flavorful as it is colorful. A Southwestern treat from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, this Catfish Fajita Recipe is guaranteed to please the pickiest of palates. Ingredients: 2 pounds of catfish fillets 1 cup lime juice (5 or 6 limes) 3 cups mesquite or hickory wood chips 1 large onion, sliced and warmed 1 large sweet red or green pepper, cut into strips 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons butter ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 8 flour or corn tortillas, separated into rings Salsa Sour cream Guacamole Lime wedges Get the Recipe: Catfish Fajita Recipe Catfish & Potato Stew with Herbed Biscuits Recipe Substitute any nice white-fleshed fish such as walleye, pike or bass to make this recipe. (Photo courtesy of Chef Lucia Watson) While it might take some time, this Catfish & Potato Stew with Herbed Biscuits Recipe is easy for anyone to master. Catfish Stew Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 2 strips bacon, cut small 1 medium onion, diced 2 stalks celery with leaves, diced 2 carrots, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 medium potatoes, diced 1 ½ teaspoons dry or 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 2 tablespoons flour 2 cups chicken stock 2 cups milk 1 cup heavy cream ¼ cup dry white wine Dash of Tabasco Salt and pepper, to taste 1 pound walleye fillet, cut into 1-inch pieces Juice of ½ lemon 2 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped Herb Biscuit Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup sugar 2 tablespoon mixed fresh herbs, chopped (parsley, chives, dill) 2 cups heavy cream Get the Recipe: Catfish & Potato Stew with Herbed Biscuits Recipe Catfish Cakes Recipe This Catfish Cakes Recipe is crunchy on the outside and flavorful on the inside. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources offers this delightful and easy-to-fix catfish dish. Ingredients: 2 catfish fillets (approximately 1 pound each), diced 1 egg 1 tablespoon lemon juice ⅓ cup onions, finely chopped ⅓ cup green peppers, finely chopped ¾ cup pancake mix Salt and pepper Oil for frying Get the Recipe: Catfish Cakes Recipe Catfish With Chili Cornmeal Crust Recipe This recipe can be substituted with walleye fillets. (Photo courtesy of Chef Lucia Watson) Serve this crusted catfish recipe with your choice of topping – a sweet pepper, corn and bacon relish or a creamy horseradish sauce. Catfish Ingredients: 2 (8-ounce) catfish fillets, rinsed in cold water and patted dry ½ cup cornmeal ½ cup flour ¼ teaspoon chili powder ½ cup fresh lemon juice Salt and pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, bacon fat or an inch of oil Sweet Pepper, Corn & Bacon Relish Ingredients: 2 cups sliced green, red and yellow peppers 1 small red onion, diced 3 slices bacon, finely diced 2 ears corn (slice kernels off cobs), about 2 cups 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 1 tablespoon fresh chives Horseradish Sour Cream Sauce Ingredients: 1 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish Juice of ½ lemon Salt and pepper Get the Recipe: Catfish With Chili Cornmeal Crust Recipe Catfish Amandine Recipe This crunchy mixture of sliced almonds and other delicious ingredients makes for a quick-to-make, unique recipe. This catfish recipe is covered in a savory almond-garlic sauce. Ingredients: Extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon butter ¼ cup sliced almonds 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced ½ cup low-fat milk 1 large egg, lightly beaten ⅓ cup all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 pound catfish, cut into 4 portions 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley Get the Recipe: Catfish Amandine Recipe Chili-Dusted Catfish Recipe Sour cream is a great addition to this Chili Dusted Catfish Recipe. (Photo courtesy of Chef Lucia Watson) This Chili-Dusted Catfish Recipe is best served over a plate of homemade rice. Catfish Ingredients: 2 catfish fillets 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon chili powder 2 teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon cayenne ¼ cup buttermilk (or whole milk) 1 egg Pinch of sugar ½ cup dry bread crumbs Rice Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter, plus extra 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon dry oregano 1 cup long grain rice 2 cups chicken stock or water 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper ¼ cup minced scallions Get the Recipe: Chili-Dusted Catfish Recipe Crab Stuffed Catfish Recipe This Crab Stuffed Catfish Recipe looks great and tastes amazing. This seafood special is a simple and delicious meal to fix for the whole family. Ingredients: 6 (6-ounce) catfish fillets 2 (6-ounce) cans lump crabmeat, drained and flaked 1 cup Italian-flavored bread crumbs 1 rib celery, finely chopped 2 eggs 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 4 tablespoons butter, melted ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce ¾ teaspoon black pepper, divided ¼ teaspoon paprika Get the Recipe: Crab Stuffed Catfish Recipe Stir-fry Catfish Recipe This recipe is best served with a side of white rice and garnished with sesame seeds. (Photo courtesy of Chef Lucia Watson) Make this Stir-fry Catfish Recipe your own by incorporating your favorite vegetables. Ingredients: 1 pound catfish fillets, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon vegetable oil ½ medium red, yellow and green peppers, cut into julienned strips 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced 2 scallions, coarsely chopped 1 carrot, julienned ¼ cup fresh cilantro, stemmed & chopped Toasted sesame seeds, for garnish Get the Recipe: Stir-fry Catfish Recipe Blackened Catfish with Maque Choux Recipe This Blackened Catfish With Maque Choux Recipe is simple yet unique. In true Louisiana fashion, use Tabasco to add some heat to the maque choux in this blackened catfish recipe. Catfish Ingredients: 4 catfish fillets ½ cup melted butter ½ cup Cajun seasoning 1 teaspoon celery seed 2 tablespoons sweet paprika 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon dried thyme 1 tablespoon dried oregano Maque Choux Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 small onion, chopped, about 1 cup 1 green pepper, chopped 4 cups corn kernels 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half Salt and Tabasco sauce to taste Get the Recipe: Blackened Catfish with Maque Choux Recipe Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from In-Fisherman Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service Even More Recipes Show More Get the In-Fisherman Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. 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