Southern Catfish Stew

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Tom E.
Recipe by bengi

From John Edge's "A Gracious Plenty: Recipes and Recollections from the American South" Serve with cornbread.

Top Review by fpaige65

Simply D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S!! I cooked this dish for my gilrfriend, she couldn't get enough of it. Had my mom taste it, when she said "BOY! that was good!!" I knew I had a winner; she's a professional cook/caterer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash the catfish fillets and cut them into 1-inch pieces; set aside.
  2. Fry the bacon for 2 to 3 minutes in a large heavy saucepan; add the onion and bell pepper and cook until tender.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a simmer.
  4. Cook, covered, for 30 minutes.
  5. Add the fish and cook for another 20 minutes.
  6. Correct the seasonings if necessary and serve hot with cornbread.

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