Stir-fry Catfish Recipe

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.

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