Southern Pecan Catfish – Southern Comfort
Everyone likes catfish, especially in the south. This looks like a great recipe when you want to turn an ordinary meal into something special. Have a favorite dinner recipe? Share it in the comments!
1 cup finely chopped pecans, divided
1/2 cup cornmeal
1 teaspoon salt, divided
1 teaspoon pepper, divided
4 catfish fillets (6 ounces each)
1/2 cup butter, divided
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 to 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
1. In a shallow bowl, combine 1/2 cup pecans, cornmeal, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Coat catfish with pecan mixture.
2. In a large skillet, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium-high heat; fry fillets for 6-7 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove and keep warm.
3. In the same skillet, melt remaining butter over medium heat. Add remaining pecans; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add the cream, lemon juice and remaining salt and pepper; cook and stir for 1 minute.