Easy Low-Fat Oven Fried Catfish

READY IN: 34mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

The catfish has a nice crunchy coating, just as good as pan-fried without all the greasiness! I like to serve this with Southern dishes like baked sweet potatoes and collard greens.

Top Review by Michelle Williams

This recipe was wonderful, although I had to use white corn meal because I bought that by mistake. But it was still really good. And quick and easy to make. My husband loved it as well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Heavily spray a large non-stick baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Pour egg substitute in large shallow bowl.
  4. Sprinkle with some Emeril's essence; also some salt and pepper, if you prefer.
  5. Place fish coating on a large plate.
  6. Add some Essence to this also, if you wish.
  7. Rinse fish fillets.
  8. Squeeze lemon wedges over fish.
  9. Sprinkle with Essence, salt and pepper on both side of fish.
  10. Dip in coating.
  11. Dip fish in egg substitute, then again in fish coating, and place on baking sheet.
  12. Bake at 450°F for approximately 10-15 minutes, until bottom of fish starts to brown.
  13. Turn fish, and bake about 5-8 minutes more, until fish is browned and crisp.
  14. Serve.

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