Crispy Catfish Fillets

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Chef PotPie

This recipe can also be used for other kinds of fish. It's lowfat, and I got it from Cooking Light Magazine several years ago.

Top Review by Dulcet Kitchen

This was excellent! I wish I could give it 10 stars, because, I mean, sometimes if you want fried fish, you've got to fry it...but with this recipe I tricked my dear BF--"it's not fried?" he said. The breading is fantastic--great flavor, stays on the fish, and nice and crispy. After 10 min in the oven I was a little afraid that it wasn't going to turn out crispy, but after turning the fillets and baking for another 10, they were perfect. I will definitely make this again, with the only potential change being that I may double-bread the fillets. This breading is just so good, and in my opinion, the crispier the better, and when you're not frying the fish why not double-bread? Thanks for a GREAT recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Combine dressing and egg whites, whisk well.
  3. Combine cornmeal, parmesan, flour, pepper and salt in shallow dish.
  4. Pat fish dry, dip in egg mixture and dredge in cornmeal mixture.
  5. Place fish on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  6. Bake 8-12 minutes each side until lightly browned and fish flakes easily.
  7. Serve with lemon wedges.

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