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Baked Herb Catfish

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

4 servings

Spice up August, National Catfish Month, with these well-seasoned fillets. A healthy twist on batter-fried catfish, the baked entree cuts the calories and saves the flavor. —Kathy Giannone, West Henrietta, NY

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 catfish fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat butter, melted
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Directions

  1. Combine the first seven ingredients; sprinkle over fillets on both sides. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Combine the lemon juice, butter and garlic; drizzle over fillets.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 249 calories, 15g fat (4g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 706mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 27g protein.

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