Cajun catfish cakes

Cajun Catfish Cakes Recipe

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sherry monfils


God, these are GOOD!!!
You can serve them w/ a plethora of sauces or alone. Either way, they're unbelievable.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
20 Min


  • 1 lb
    fresh catfish fillets
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/3 c
  • 1-1/4 c
    fat-free milk
  • 1 tsp
    old bay seaoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    each salt & pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 c
    bread crumbs
  • 1 c
    finely chopped green bell pepper.
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped green onion
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    hot pepper sauce
  • oil
    for frying

How to Make Cajun catfish cakes


  1. Place catfish in single layer in lg dutch oven. Add water to cover. Bring to a simmer over low heat. Cook 3-4 mins. Remove from heat, let cool completely. In lg saucepan, melt butter over med-high heat. Whisk in flour. Gradually add milk, whisk until smooth. Cook until thickened, about 8 min. Stir in old Bay seasoning, salt, pepper to taste, mustard, and garlic powder. In lg bowl, flake cooled catfish. Add cream sauce, bread crumbs, bell pepper, green onion, lemon juice and hot peppper sauce. Shape mix into cakes, coat w/ additional bread crumbs. In lg skillet, heat 1 tbsp oil and 1 tbsp butter over medium heat until butter melts. Cook catfish cakes 5-7 min per side, or until golden.

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