Blackened Catfish

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 (4-ounce) catfish fillets
  • 2 Tbsp paprika
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. In a bowl, mix together all of the spices.
  2. Rub one side of each catfish fillet with the mixture.
  3. On a greased skillet over medium-heat, cook each fillet (spice-side down) for 3 minutes. Cook other side for 3 minutes. Make sure fish is cooked through.

Nutrition Information per Serving

  • 165 Calories
  • 8 g Fat
  • 65 mg Cholesterol
  • 145 mg Sodium
  • 500 mg Potassium
  • 3 g Carbohydrates
  • 2 g Fiber
  • 20 g Protein
  • 270 mg Phosphorus

Exchanges

  • 1/2 Fat
  • 3 Lean Meat

Source: Healthy Calendar Diabetic Cooking, 2nd ed. (American Diabetes Association)

Photo credit: Anna Fox on Flickr

Not every recipe on our site is appropriate for every person with diabetes. Please follow the recommendations of your doctor, dietitian or nutritionist.

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