Catfish Pecan Recipe

  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 1/4 pounds catfish
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup pecans, finely crushed
  • 5 wedges lemon, for garnish
  • 5 sprigs fresh parsley, for garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix the cornmeal, salt and pepper. Dip the catfish in the cornmeal mixture; coating well.
  3. Place catfish on a flat, greased baking sheet. Pour the oil over the fish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes or until catfish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Sprinkle with pecans toward the end of the cooking period.
  5. Garnish with lemon wedges and parsley sprigs.