Pecan Crusted Catfish Fillets

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Cooking in Missouri

The restaurant that I work at has had this for specials and it ALWAYS goes over GREAT!! Cast iron skillet makes this dish a classic but if you don't have one then a regular frying pan will work.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the flour, onion powder and salt together in a shallow dish.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together eggs and milk.
  3. In another mixing bowl, mix the thyme, pecans, salt and pepper.
  4. Coat each fillet in the flour mixture, then egg mixture, then nut mixture, coating completely.
  5. In a large cast iron skillet (frying pan) heat the oil to 350 degrees.
  6. Carefully place fillets into the oil, frying for about 7-8 minutes, turn once, fry the other side for about 7-8 minutes.
  7. Make sure both sides are nice a golden brown.
  8. Drain on wire cooling racks. Don't drain on paper towels.
  9. Enjoy with your favorite side dish.

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