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Oven Fried Catfish

  • Author: Mark
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 16 minutes
  • Total Time: 26 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds catfish fillets
  • 1 cup Zatarain’s Fish Fri (Seasoned Cornmeal Mixture)
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten


  1. Preheat an oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Grease a 13×9 glass baking dish with the oil.
  3. Place baking dish in the oven while you prepare the catfish.
  4. Rinse the catfish fillets, and pat dry.
  5. Lightly whisk eggs in a shallow bowl.
  6. Place cornmeal into another shallow bowl.
  7. Dip the fillets in egg wash and then coat in cornmeal.
  8. Place fillets in a hot baking dish.
  9. Bake for 8 minutes on each side or until fully cooked.
  10. Let the catfish rest on paper towels and serve with a lemon wedge.