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Catfish Meuniere

  Jumbo shrimp 12 , peeled and deveined
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Green onions 2 , sliced
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Crabmeat 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Soft breadcrumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green pepper 1⁄2 Medium, cut into strips
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Catfish fillets 6
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1 Ounce
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1) With a sharp knife slit each shrimp beginning at large end and continuing till the curl. Slice the front deeply so as to lay the shrimp flat.
2) In a saucepan, heat 6 tablespoons butter and sauté onion till tender.
3) Add crabmeat and stir fry for 3 minutes.
4) Combine breadcrumbs.
5) Stuff the shrimps with crabmeat mixture.
6) In a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking pan line the shrimp and green pepper strips. Keep aside.
7) In a bowl mix milk, eggs, salt, and pepper.
8) Rub the fillets in flour and dip in egg mixture.
9) Rub in flour again.
10) In a deep pan heat oil and deep fry fillets till golden brown.
12) Strain and keep aside.
13) In a small saucepan add 1/2 cup butter and lemon juice and stir over medium heat.
14) On serving platter put fish and spread lemon butter over fish with a spoon.
15) Broil shrimp and green pepper for 3 to 5 minutes.
16) On serving platter place shrimp and green pepper with catfish.

17) Decorate with tomato wedges, lemon wedges, and parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4838 Calories from Fat 2495

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 278 g427.1%

Saturated Fat 133.8 g669.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2952.9 mg984.3%

Sodium 5720 mg238.3%

Total Carbohydrates 175 g58.2%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.8%

Sugars 32.7 g

Protein 399 g797.4%

Vitamin A 198.3% Vitamin C 287%

Calcium 125.7% Iron 200.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Catfish Meuniere Recipe