Savannah River Catfish Stew

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READY IN: 1hr 32mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Line a plate with paper towels; in a saucepan, cook the bacon over moderate heat until crisp, about 5 minutes; using slotted spoon, remove the bacon to prepared plate to drain.
  • Pour off all but 1 tablespoon of bacon grease.
  • Add in onion and potatoes to saucepan; cook/stir often, until golden, 5-7 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables and stir to coat and combine.
  • Stir in the water and milk; add the thyme, bay leaf, and cajun seasoning; bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until the potatoes are just tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Add in the catfish; simmer, uncovered, until the fish is falling apart, an additional 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove the thyme and bay leaf; discard.
  • Add in the parsley; stir to combine.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning with salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning.
  • Ladle into warm bowls and garnish with reserved bacon.
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