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Catfish Recipe Roundup

By Ms. Susan M. Collins-Smith, MSU Extension Service

August is National Catfish Month! Celebrate by adding some farm-raised, Mississippi catfish to your regular menu plan.

Mississippi catfish fillets with sliced lemons, rosemary and parsley

Fish is a great choice when you need a meal on the table quickly.

Catfish is low in calories, high in protein and packed with nutrients, making it a great option to add to your meal rotation. Omega-3, Omega-6, and Vitamin B-12 are all found in catfish. These nutrients can help improve heart health, produce red blood cells, and support healthy hair, skin and nails.

Although deep-fried catfish is a staple dish in Mississippi, sometimes we want a less complicated meal with fewer calories. Try these recipes we’ve featured over the years on the blog:

We also offer these 5 Fun Ways to Cook Catfish Without Deep Frying. Get tips and recipes for grilling, broiling, baking, sautéing, and cooking in foil packs.

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