Crisp Catfish with Apple-Celery Slaw

Crisp Catfish with Apple-Celery Slaw
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 1 lemon, halved

  • cup mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 3 stalks celery, thinly sliced

  • 1 Granny Smith apple, thinly sliced

  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage

  • 1 - 1 ½ pound catfish fillets

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • cup yellow cornmeal

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 2 tablespoon oil


  1. Cut one lemon half into slices or wedges; set aside. Juice the remaining lemon half into a large bowl. For slaw, combine mayonnaise and honey with juice; reserve 2 tablespoons juice mixture. Stir celery, apple, and cabbage into juice mixture in bowl; set aside.

  2. Sprinkle catfish fillets with salt and brush with reserved juice mixture. In a shallow dish combine cornmeal and chili powder; coat fish with mixture.

  3. In a 12-inch skillet heat oil over medium heat. Cook fish in hot oil 3 to 4 minutes per side or until golden and fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve fish with slaw and the lemon slices or wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

446 Calories
31g Fat
25g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 446
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 488mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 34.2mg 171%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 580mg 12%
Folate, total 32.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 2.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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