Barlow's Blackened Catfish

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This entree is perfect for a quick, excellent way to taste the unique flavor of catfish mixed with the traditional method of down south cooking.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
SERVINGS 4 people


  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1 pound catfish fillets
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup Italian-style salad dressing


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  • In a shallow, medium bowl, mix cayenne pepper, lemon pepper, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
    2 teaspoons cayenne pepper, 2 teaspoons lemon pepper, 2 teaspoons garlic powder, 2 teaspoons salt, 2 teaspoons pepper
  • Brush both sides of catfish fillets with butter. Rub fillets with the cayenne pepper mixture on both sides.
    1 pound catfish fillets, 2 tablespoons butter, 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • Heat a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat until really hot. Add fillets, and fry approximately 2 minutes on each side, until slightly blackened.
    1 pound catfish fillets
  • Arrange blackened fillets in a single layer in the prepared baking dish, and coat with Italian-style salad dressing. Bake 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, until fish is easily flaked with a fork.
    1 pound catfish fillets


Serving: 4gCalories: 368kcalCarbohydrates: 8.5gProtein: 17.4gFat: 29.8gSaturated Fat: 7.9gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 2478.2mgPotassium: 364.3mgFiber: 0.7gSugar: 5.4gVitamin A: 620.8IUVitamin C: 1.9mgCalcium: 22.9mgIron: 1.6mg

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