Seafood-Stuffed Catfish – TCI

Seafood-Stuffed Catfish

Serving Size: 4

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What you’ll need:

  • 4 U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish fillets
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup unseasoned breadcrumbs
  • 4 ounces white crab meat, pasteurized
  • 4 ounces freshwater prawns or shrimp, cooked and roughly chopped
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Paprika
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

How to prepare:

Preheat oven to 400° F.

Place fillet on cutting board and cut lengthwise to form a pocket.

Flake crab meat.

Melt butter in a large skillet. Sauté onion and celery until tender.

Add garlic and cook 2 more minutes.

Add parsley and green onions, remove from heat.

Stir in lemon juice, cayenne pepper and breadcrumbs.

Toss crabmeat with prawns or shrimp.

Stuff fillet pockets with seafood mixture.

Top with Parmesan cheese, paprika and melted butter.

Bake 20 to 25 minutes.

Garnish with lemon slices and parsley.