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