California Aquaculture Association


Recipe: Catfish Tacos with Strawberry Salsa

  Ingredients Olive oil cooking spray 1 lb catfish fillets 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt (preferably kosher), divided 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided 8 small (6-inch) corn tortillas 2 pints strawberries, hulled and chopped 1 small green jalapeño chile, seeded and chopped 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 cups chopped napa cabbage Directions Heat oven to 450˚. Coat a rimmed baking

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Recipe: Grilled Lemon-Pepper Catfish

Ingredients 6 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 4 catfish fillets (about 5 ounces each) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning   Directions In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the lemon juice, butter and Worcestershire sauce. Add the fish; seal bag and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes, turning occasionally. Drain and discard marinade. Sprinkle fish with salt

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Recipe: Papa’s Fried Catfish

Courtesy of Recipe Ingredients:  3 pounds catfish filets salt, to taste cayenne pepper, to taste flour, as needed 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal 1 cup milk 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil 1 medium-size yellow onion, peeled and thinly sliced (separate into rings) lemon wedges, for garnish tartar sauce, to serve   Recipe Directions:  Rinse the catfish in cool water and pat dry. Season the fish generously with salt and cayenne. Combine

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Recipe: Blackened Catfish with Crawfish Étouffée

Courtesy of Recipe Ingredients:  Catfish 2 7 to 9-ounce fresh catfish filets 8 tablespoons of butter, melted your favorite blackened seasoning, to taste 1 spray-can of vegetable oil Crawfish Étouffée 1 large onion, chopped 1 medium bell pepper, chopped 1 stalk of celery, chopped 1/2 pound of butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 tablespoon tomato paste salt and pepper, to taste 1 to 1-1/2 cups of water 1 pound crawfish tails 1/2 cup

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Recipe: U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish a lá Meunière

Courtesy of NAA: 4 U.S. farm-raised catfish fillets ½ cup flour 2 Tbsp. butter 2 Tbsp. olive oil ½ t. salt ½ t. pepper Sauce: ¼ cup butter, melted 1 t. capers ½ t. Worcestershire sauce 1Tbsp. lemon juice Mix salt, pepper, and flour. Heat butter and oil in a skillet. Dredge fish fillets in seasoned flour and fry until golden brown about 3 minutes. Turn fish over and brown the second side. Mix the melted butter, capers, Worcestershire sauce, and

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Recipe: All-American Catfish Cakes

  1 pound U.S. farm-raised catfish fillets 1 cup panko bread crumbs 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon lemon juice 3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 3 teaspoons seafood seasoning (Old Bay) 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons olive oil Instructions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Place fish on prepared baking sheet and bake 15 to 18 minutes,

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