Catfish Pecan Recipe -
Catfish Pecan Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Catfish Pecan

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"Great catfish baked with a cornmeal crust and sprinkled with crushed pecans."

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Original recipe makes 5 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    20 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix the cornmeal, salt and pepper. Dip the catfish in the cornmeal mixture; coating well.
  3. Place catfish on a flat, greased baking sheet. Pour the oil over the fish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes or until catfish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Sprinkle with pecans toward the end of the cooking period.
  5. Garnish with lemon wedges and parsley sprigs.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 06, 2003

My husband loved this recipe...and it was so easy! I took other reviewers' advice and decided to spice things up a bit. I added 1 tsp of cajun seasoning, 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes and a dash of cayenne. It had just the right kick.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 11, 2003

So quick and easy, it was fun to cook. According to my family, it needs more flavor.

Feb 25, 2004

We modified this recipe from the getgo as we are on a low-carb diet - but we just LOVE it. Instead of 1/2 cup cornmeal, I use 1/4 cup Keto crumbs, 2 tbs cornmeal, and 2 tbs seasoned bread crumbs. I also use a tiny bit less salt and use olive oil instead of regular vegetable oil. It's definitely one of our favorite recipes. It's simple and quick to make and looks very elegant and it's easy to make in quantity so it's just as great to serve for company as to make for just the family. Yummy!

Sep 11, 2003

This is a wonderful recipe, I used Flounder instead and it was awesome, I sprinkled it with lemon juice just before serving.

Sep 11, 2003

Really easy and fabulous. I added a couple tablespoons of COintreau for more orange flavor. I got rave reviews. Thanks Deborah!

Sep 11, 2003

This was an easy recipe, but it tasted very bland.

Jul 09, 2009

Very good! I had trouble with the pecans at the end because they burned, but it was probably my oven. This recipe is a keeper. Thanks.

Mar 22, 2007

Wow, this was excellent. I wanted more! Will definitly be making again. Even my 8 year old, a very picky eater, loved it and ate his entire portion....a rarity for anything served in this house. We will definitly be making again and again.


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  • Calories
  • 372 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.9 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Fat
  • 25.9 g
  • 40%
  • Fiber
  • 3.3 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 20.7 g
  • 41%
  • Sodium
  • 542 mg
  • 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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