Stir-fry Catfish Recipe

Garnish this Stir-fry Catfish Recipe with sesame seeds and serve with a side of white rice. (Chef Lucia Watson photo)

Make this Stir-fry Catfish Recipe your own by incorporating your favorite vegetables

Another catfish delight courtesy of Chef Lucia Watson, this recipe is perfect thanks to the cat clan's firm, tasty flesh. It also works with burbot, walleyes, bass, pike and perch.


Serves: 2-3
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes

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

Directions:


  1. Blend the sesame oil and soy sauce and set aside.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a nonstick skillet until very hot. Add the fish, peppers, carrots, ginger, garlic and scallions. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring gently.
  3. Pour the sesame-soy mixture over and cook one more minute. Turn off heat and gently stir in cilantro.
  4. Serve with rice and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Get Your Fish On.

Plan your next fishing and boating adventure here.

Recommended for You

Accessories

Costa Baffin Sunglasses Review

Chris Schneider - April 26, 2019

Made from 100% recycled fishing nets, the Costa Baffin's are a must-have for any serious...

Pike & Muskie

Best Drive-To Pike Waters

Gord Pyzer

Some of Canada's best pike waters are within driving distance.

Bass

Using Crankbaits For Smallmouth Bass

Matt Straw - January 31, 2016

Crankin' is almost a necessity for finding bass on the Great Lakes from summer through fall.

See More Recommendations

Trending Stories

Pike & Muskie

How To Catch Pike In Spring

Dan Johnson - April 26, 2016

Spring is prime time for pike. The Prespawn and Postspawn periods offer excellent odds at...

Boats & Motors

2- Vs. 4-Cycle Outboard Motors

Dan Johnson - April 16, 2018

Now more than ever, understanding each category's strong suits is critical to choosing a...

Bass

Largemouth Bass Length To Weight Conversion Chart

Dr. Rob Neumann - January 22, 2017

Check out this Largemouth Bass Length To Weight Conversion Chart, a simple and accurate...

See More Stories

More Recipes

Recipes

Beer-Battered Northern Pike Recipe

Steve Quinn

A classic dish of buttery, beer-battered fillets that will leave your taste buds satisfied.

Recipes

Catfish Fajita Recipe

In-Fisherman Online Staff

A Southwestern treat from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, this Catfish...

Recipes

Cedar-Planked Smoked Salmon Recipe

In-Fisherman Online Staff - August 10, 2018

Cedar-Planked Smoked Salmon Recipe with a full-bodied white wine, such as Chardonnay or...

See More Recipes

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

×