Puffy Baked Catfish Recipe

Puffy Baked Catfish picture


Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Vegetable oil spray1
 Catfish fillets1 Pound, drained, rinsed
 Light reduced calorie mayonnaise2 Tablespoon
 Dry mustard1⁄2 Teaspoon, dissolved in 1 teaspoon water
 Minced fresh parsley1 Tablespoon
 Hot pepper sauce4 Drop
 Egg white1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 557 Calories from Fat 266

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g42.5%

Saturated Fat 7.1 g35.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 187.8 mg62.6%

Sodium 805.1 mg33.5%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 0.53 g2.1%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 64 g128.1%

Vitamin A 34.6% Vitamin C 33.4%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat oven to 425° F.
Place foil on a large cookie sheet.
Lightly spray foil with vegetable oil.
Rinse fish and pat dry.
Arrange fish pieces skin side down on prepared foil.
Set aside.
In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard, parsley and hot pepper sauce.
Set aside.
In another small bowl, beat egg white until stiff but not dry.
Fold in mayonnaise mixture.
Lightly spread meringue mixture on top and sides of fish fillets.
Bake 12 to 15 minutes, or until fish flakes and meringue is golden brown.
Do not overcook.