Catfish Fillets

UPC: 094776145812
Item#: 575551

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Wholey Catfish have a distinctive taste; moist, sweet and mild flavored with firm flesh which has less flake than other whitefish. Unlike most fish, farmed catfish are preferred over wild because aquaculture raised catfish have a more consistent flavor and does not have a muddy taste. They are FDA regulated and fed a diet of grain. The meat of fresh catfish is white to off-white with pinkish hues, an iridescent sheen and noticeable translucence. Avoid fillets that are reddish or yellowish. After cooking the flesh is white and opaque.

Wholey Catfish fillets rate as a healthy, low-calorie, high protein fish that contains some omega 3s.  Protein found in each catfish fillet works to help build muscle mass. Omega-3s are known to improve heart health and helps to prevent strokes.

If you enjoy white fish like sole, tilapia, haddock, or flounder, then this may well be a fish you enjoy. Catfish are commonly coated with cornmeal and then fried in




Prep Instructions

Frozen fillets may be baked or broiled. For best results, thaw before cooking.

TO THAW: Place fillets on plate and cover with plastic wrap. Place in refrigerator 3-4 hours before use or thaw fillets in microwave on defrost cycle.

TO BKAKE: Pre-heat oven to 400 F. place fillets on a greased baking dish. Brush with melted butter or oil and season to taste. Bake for approximately 20 minutes at 400 F depending on thickness.

TO BROIL: Pre-heat broiler. Place fillets on a greased broiler rack and brush with melted butter or oil and season to taste. Broil 4 inches from heat 6 minutes per side depending on thickness.

TO PAN FRY: Dip thawed fillets in seasoned flour. Fry in 4 tablespoons of oil in heavy skillet over medium heat until golden brown on each side, for about 3-5 minutes per side.

NOTE: Fillets are done when flaked easily with a fork.


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