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Fried Catfish Fillets

This is a quick and simple dish but you have to be careful not to let it overcook, so keep an eye on it. This tasty dish can be served on its own, or as sandwich.
  Catfish fillets 4
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Seasoning 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Tony Chachere's)
  Sea salt 1⁄4 Tablespoon
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Onion powder 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Thyme 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon

Mix all of the dry ingredients in a small bowl to create a dry rub. Coat the fillets on each side with the rub and set aside. Add a small amount of oil to a large cast iron skillet and bring the heat up to high. Place a fillet into the center of the pan, topside down, and cook for 2-3 minutes. Flip, and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Coat with a little lemon juice and serve hot.
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Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
A tasty dish that can be served as it is or maybe even teamed with a sandwich. Maybe have with a salad and your good to go! Watch Ken do his magic with these catfish fillets!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 448 Calories from Fat 223

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.5%

Saturated Fat 5 g25.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 126.2 mg42.1%

Sodium 1037.3 mg43.2%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.9%

Sugars 2.9 g

Protein 45 g90.1%

Vitamin A 57.5% Vitamin C 68.4%

Calcium 9.6% Iron 19.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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