Crab Stuffed Catfish Recipe

This Crab Stuffed Catfish Recipe blends two under-the-sea favorites and is sure to impress your dinner party guests

Crab Stuffed Catfish Recipe
This Crab Stuffed Catfish Recipe looks great and tastes amazing.

Serves: 6
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 25 to 30 minutes

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

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and coat  a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. In medium bowl, combine crabmeat, bread crumbs, celery, eggs, mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons melted butter, Worcestershire sauce and ¼ teaspoon of pepper; mix well.

  3. Place catfish fillets on a work surface and season with the remaining ½ teaspoon of pepper. Spread the crabmeat stuffing equally down the center of each fillet, roll up and place seam side down in the baking dish. Brush with remaining 2 tablespoons melted butter and sprinkle with paprika.

  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve immediately.

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