Oven Baked Almond Crusted Catfish Fillets

Recipe by Catnip46
READY IN: 27mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup sliced almonds
  • 14
    teaspoon black pepper
  • 1
    tablespoon instant minced onion
  • 1
  • 12
    cup milk
  • 1
    teaspoon cajun spices
  • 14
    cup butter, melted
  • 1
    cup dry breadcrumbs (unseasoned)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven rack slightly above the middle of the oven and preheat to 500.
  • Cut the catfish fillets into serving size pieces.
  • Place the milk in a bowl and whisk the egg into it.
  • Add the Cajun spice, minced onion and black pepper to the milk/egg mixture.
  • In a separate flat dish, mix the bread crumbs and the sliced almonds. Dip the fish pieces into the seasoned egg wash, then coat them with bread crumb/almond mixture.
  • Place the coated catfish fillets on a well greased (olive oil or similar oil) flat baking pan.
  • Pour the melted butter evenly over the fillets.
  • Place the baking pan on rack and bake for 10-12 min or until fish flakes easily. It is better not to over-cook fish.
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