Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 25 mins

Crispy on the outside, tasty on the inside. Try them with coleslaw and REAL (LOL) german potato salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook potato in microwave for 5 minutes, until tender, cool, peel, mash.
  2. In a large bowl, add catfish, egg, potato, mayo, mustard, onion powder, parsley, hot sauce, cayenne, salt, pepper, basil.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Shape into eight patties, make sure they're uniform in thickness.
  5. Coat with cracker crumbs.
  6. Heat oil (about 1/4 inch deep) in a large non-stick skillet.
  7. Cook patties, a few at a time, until browned on both sides.
  8. Serve with tartar sauce if desired.


Most Helpful

Fantastic! I made this for the first time tonight, and everyone liked it. In fact, my father-in-law said it was "Real Good". An enormous compliment. The only thing I did different was add about 3/4 cup of cracker crumbs to the mix before making patties because I was having trouble getting them formed right. We served with cole slaw and scalloped potatoes.Thanks for the great recipe.

Mike McCartney September 02, 2002

I made these a few days in advance for a football party and of course we had to try one. Man was it hard to eat just one. Forget crab cakes! I only used about a TBS of oil to fry each side, I don't think you need a 1/4 inch. For a sauce I used Chipotle Aioli Recipe #117297 on this site. Thanks Chef morelhunter. Can't wait to make these again.

Wing-Man October 28, 2005

thank you for such a wonderful receipe... i know i will use it many many times in the future..

jnel August 02, 2002

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