Native American Catfish With Pine Nuts

Total Time
5 mins
8 mins

From New Mexico Magazine recipes. I like to use this on trout as well.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Spread pine nuts on a baking sheet and toast in oven for about 5 minutes or until golden brown.Cool.
  3. Grind 1/4 cup of pine nuts and reserve remaining for garnish.
  4. Mix ground pine nuts,cornmeal, flour, salt, cayenne pepper and cumin in a shallow dish.
  5. Dredge fillets in the pine nut mixture.Set aside.
  6. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry catfish fillets two at a time in the hot oil for 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork .
  7. Sprinkle fillets with whole pine nuts and serve.