Cajun catfish fillets

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

2 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 8 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 fresh or frozen skinless fish fillets , such as catfish
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tsp butter
  • 1 tomato , cut into wedges
  • 1 celery stalk , thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chunky salsa
  • generous pinch salt

Instructions

  • Sprinkle both sides of fillets with Cajun seasoning. Melt butter in a large, wide frying pan set over medium-high heat. Add fish and cook until golden, 2 to 4 minutes per side.
  • Meanwhile, prepare tomato and celery. When fish is golden, add to pan along with salsa. Sprinkle with salt. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer until fish is cooked through, 4 to 6 more minutes. Stir salsa mixture occasionally as best you can (don’t turn fish). Great over rice.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 171,
  • Protein
  • 21.1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.4 g,
  • Fat
  • 7 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1.8 g,
  • Sodium
  • 374 mg.

A shake of Cajun seasoning and a few spoonfuls of salsa tossed in the pan with healthy low-fat catfish makes you feel as if you’re dining well on a southern holiday.