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Crab-Stuffed Catfish

Crab-Stuffed Catfish

"'My family was not big on fish...until I made this dish,' Joy McConaghy from Moline, Illinois notes. She stuffs catfish fillets with a delicious mixture of crabmeat, cheese, seasoned bread crumbs and mayonnaise."
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Ingredients

35 m servings
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  1. In a bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Cut each fillet in half widthwise; place two halves in a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Press crab mixture onto fillets; top with remaining halves. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake, uncovered, at 425 degrees F for 22-26 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving: 1 stuffed fillet (prepared with plain bread crumbs, reduced-fat cheese, reduced-fat butter, reduced-fat mayonnaise and calculated without salt) equals 437 calories, 23 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 182 mg cholesterol, 611 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 48 g protein.

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This was absolutely delicious! My husband LOVES this! I followed the recipe exactly, and it was perfect. I will definitely make this again, and recommend it for anyone.

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I didn't care for it the way it is in the recipe and I'll try this one more time with some changes. I thought the crab was a little to rich, but that could be because I used fresh crab and next ...

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This was absolutely delicious! My husband LOVES this! I followed the recipe exactly, and it was perfect. I will definitely make this again, and recommend it for anyone.

Wow. I didn't expect this to be as delicious as it was. I added diced onion, garlic powder, and Worcestershire sauce to the crab filling, and sprinkled some lemon juice over the finished dish, w...

Great base recipe but I made several modifications. Added garlic cloves and onions in the crab mixture, dash of Worstechire sauce, chopped up a jalepeno from my garden in it as well. Substitu...

Absoulutely amazing!!! The only modifications I made was I used fresh crab meat and for a topping I saute minced garlic, minched shrimp and mushrooms in butter, poured over the top before baking...

There's a reason why this recipe averages 5 full stars...it's that good. I used tilapia. I got the large pkg. from the Costco, used half and froze half. I used 4 fillets. It was a little toug...

I changed it slightly. I am on a somewhat low sodium diet so I left out the salt. I also omitted the cayenne because my wife and girls can't handle the spice. It is way good! I will definitel...

I didn't care for it the way it is in the recipe and I'll try this one more time with some changes. I thought the crab was a little to rich, but that could be because I used fresh crab and next ...

This was my first time cooking fresh-bought fish. I used a Mexican 4 cheese blend instead and added some lemon juice on top but did everything as directed. I made some garlic mashed potatoes to ...

We discovered with this dish that we're not catfish fans. But will definitely try it again with tilapia or halibut...the crab stuffing was delicious!

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