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Blackened Catfish

Blackened Catfish
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  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 4 6-ounce catfish fillets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Heat broiler. In a small bowl, combine the paprika, oregano, cayenne, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper.
  2. Place the fillets on a baking sheet. Lightly coat both sides with the oil, then rub with the spice mixture.
  3. Broil the fish until opaque throughout and slightly charred, 3 to 5 minutes per side.
By August, 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 256Calories From Fat 137
  • Fat 15g
  • Sat Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 93mg
  • Sodium 356mg
  • Protein 27g
  • Carbohydrate 1g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Calcium 24mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Green beans
Make it a meal: Serve the fish with grits (cooked according to the package directions) and green beans sautéed in butter and garlic.

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