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Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish with Cajun Seasoning and Spicy Tartar Sauce

 
One serving costs about $2.87 One serving costs about $2.87

$2.87 per serving

8 people like this recipe

8 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 gluten-free,pescetarian,gluten free,pescatarian lunch,main course,main dish,dinner Cajun,Creole
spoonacular Score:72%

Spoonacular Score: 72%

 

Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish with Cajun Seasoning and Spicy Tartar Sauce is a main course that serves 4. One portion of this dish contains roughly 27g of protein, 26g of fat, and a total of 420 calories. For $2.87 per serving, this recipe covers 26% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 8 would say it hit the spot. This recipe is typical of Cajun cuisine. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around around 45 minutes. If you have granulated garlic, dill pickle juice, scallion, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It is brought to you by Foodista. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and pescatarian diet. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 71%, which is solid. Users who liked this recipe also liked Spicy Catfish Tenders With Cajun Tartar Sauce, Spicy Cornmeal-crusted Catfish, and Spicy Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish.

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 large
1 large egg
egg
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp milk
milk
0.33 cup
0.33 cup yellow cornmeal
yellow cornmeal
1 tsp
1 tsp chile powder
chile powder
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps cayenne
cayenne
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps smoked paprika
smoked paprika
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps granulated garlic
granulated garlic
20 oz
20 oz skinless catfish filets
skinless catfish filets
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
some
some sea salt
sea salt
some
some black bell pepper
black bell pepper
0.75 cup
0.75 cup light mayonnaise
light mayonnaise
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps dill pickle
dill pickle
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp jalapeno chile
jalapeno chile
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp green white scallion
green white scallion
1 tsp
1 tsp dill pickle juice
dill pickle juice
1 tsp
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
fresh lemon juice
1 large egg
1 large
egg
1 Tbsp milk
1 Tbsp
milk
0.33 cup yellow cornmeal
0.33 cup
yellow cornmeal
1 tsp chile powder
1 tsp
chile powder
0.5 tsps cayenne
0.5 tsps
cayenne
0.5 tsps smoked paprika
0.5 tsps
smoked paprika
0.5 tsps granulated garlic
0.5 tsps
granulated garlic
20 oz skinless catfish filets
20 oz
skinless catfish filets
3 Tbsps olive oil
3 Tbsps
olive oil
some sea salt
some
sea salt
some black bell pepper
some
black bell pepper
0.75 cup light mayonnaise
0.75 cup
light mayonnaise
2 Tbsps dill pickle
2 Tbsps
dill pickle
1 Tbsp jalapeno chile
1 Tbsp
jalapeno chile
1 Tbsp green white scallion
1 Tbsp
green white scallion
1 tsp dill pickle juice
1 tsp
dill pickle juice
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp
fresh lemon juice

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Whisk the egg and milk in a medium bowl. Combine the cornmeal, chile powder, cayenne powder, paprika, and garlic in a large zip-top bag. Dip each catfish filet in the egg mixture. Let excess egg drip off and place the filets in the bag with the cornmeal mixture. Zip the top and shake the bag until all pieces are well coated. Remove the filets and lay side by side on a plate (do not overlap). Place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. (Refrigeration helps keep the crust adhered during cooking.) While the fish chills, make the sauce. Whisk the first 6 ingredients (through lemon juice) in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper and set aside. Heat a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat and add the olive oil. When the oil is hot (but not smoking), season the catfish filets with salt and pepper and add to the skillet. Fry until crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, 3-4 minutes per side, depending on thickness. Divide the fish among 4 plates and top each with a dollop of tartar sauce or pass the sauce at the table.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.77
Ingredient
1 large egg
1 tablespoon milk
⅓ cups yellow cornmeal
1 teaspoon chile powder
½ teaspoons cayenne
½ teaspoons smoked paprika
½ teaspoons granulated garlic
20 ounces skinless catfish filets
3 tablespoons olive oil
some black bell pepper
¾ cups light mayonnaise
2 tablespoons dill pickle
1 tablespoon jalapeno chile
1 tablespoon green white scallion
1 teaspoon dill pickle juice
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Price
$0.27
$0.02
$0.17
$0.12
$0.10
$0.12
$0.03
$8.18
$0.50
$0.37
$0.85
$0.16
$0.07
$0.04
$0.04
$0.03
$11.08

Nutritional Information

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411k Calories
26g Protein
26g Total Fat
16g Carbs
25% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
411k
21%

Fat
26g
40%

  Saturated Fat
4g
29%

Carbohydrates
16g
6%

  Sugar
3g
3%

Cholesterol
135mg
45%

Sodium
538mg
23%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
26g
54%

Vitamin D
18µg
120%

Vitamin B12
3µg
55%

Phosphorus
372mg
37%

Vitamin C
30mg
37%

Vitamin K
37µg
36%

Selenium
24µg
34%

Vitamin A
1242IU
25%

Vitamin B1
0.37mg
24%

Vitamin E
3mg
23%

Potassium
674mg
19%

Vitamin B6
0.37mg
19%

Vitamin B3
3mg
17%

Vitamin B5
1mg
15%

Magnesium
55mg
14%

Vitamin B2
0.21mg
12%

Zinc
1mg
10%

Folate
38µg
10%

Fiber
2g
9%

Manganese
0.18mg
9%

Iron
1mg
8%

Copper
0.12mg
6%

Calcium
43mg
4%

covered percent of daily need

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