Recipes and Cooking Southern Style "Fried" Catfish and Green Beans 4.0 (1) Enjoy the flavors of the South in this better-for-you catfish and green beans dish. Thanks to the air fryer, you'll be able to eat a hearty, home-cooked meal in less than 30 minutes. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 8, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Hands On Time: 25 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 2 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 12 ounce fresh green beans, trimmed Nonstick cooking spray 1 teaspoon light brown sugar ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional) ⅜ teaspoon kosher salt, divided 2 6 ounce catfish fillets ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 large egg, lightly beaten ⅓ cup panko bread crumbs ¼ teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh dill ¾ teaspoon dill pickle relish ½ teaspoon apple cider vinegar ⅛ teaspoon granulated sugar Lemon wedges Directions Place green beans in a medium bowl, and spray liberally with cooking spray. Sprinkle with brown sugar, crushed red pepper (if using), and 1/8 teaspoon of the salt. Place in air fryer basket, and cook at 400ºF until well browned and tender, about 12 minutes. Transfer to a bowl; cover with aluminum foil to keep warm. Meanwhile, toss catfish in flour to coat, shaking excess from fish. Dip pieces, 1 at a time, in egg to coat, then sprinkle with panko, pressing to coat evenly on all sides. Place fish in air fryer basket; spray with cooking spray. Cook at 400ºF until browned and cooked through, about 8 minutes. Sprinkle tops evenly with pepper and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. While fish is cooking, whisk together mayonnaise, dill, relish, vinegar, and sugar in a small bowl. Serve fish and green beans with tartar sauce and lemon wedges. Greg DuPree Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 416 Calories 18g Fat 31g Carbs 33g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 2 Calories 416 % Daily Value * Total Fat 18g 23% Sodium 677mg 29% Total Carbohydrate 31g 11% Total Sugars 8g Protein 33g Calcium 101mg 8% *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.