Sandwich Essentials: Spicy Catfish Po’ Boy

Andy Anderson !


One of my goals at JAP is to create enough “Master” and “Essential” recipes that I could use them to create other recipes.

This is a simple recipe to assemble, and so yummy.

Serve with some coleslaw, French fries, or just on its own.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
No-Cook or Other



  • 1 medium
    catfish filet, more on this later
  • 2 medium
    french bâtard, or other crusty bread
  • 3 Tbsp
    dressing, more on that later
  • 1/2 medium
    ripe tomato sliced
  • ·
    lettuce, chopped, for garnish
  • ·
    salt, kosher variety, to taste
  • ·
    black pepper, freshly ground, to taste

How to Make Sandwich Essentials: Spicy Catfish Po’ Boy


  2. Gather your Ingredients.
  3. Slice the bread open, and spread some dressing on both cut sides.
  4. Chef’s Note: The dressing should be something that you like. For example, you could take some mayo, and add some Dijon and cayenne. Have some fun and play with it. I do have a recommendation for a good sauce at the bottom of the recipe.
  5. Add a bed of lettuce to the bottom of the cut roll.
  6. Place the catfish on top (recipe recommendation at the bottom of the recipe).
  7. Put some nice fresh tomatoes on top, and season with a bit of salt and pepper.
  8. Top with the other half of the bun, cut and half, and serve. Enjoy.
  9. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.
  10. If you enjoyed this recipe, and would like to be notified when I post more yummy stuff, just click here to follow me on JAP:
  12. If you want an oven-baked catfish filet with a kick try this recipe:
    Southern Essentials: Oven-Baked Catfish
  13. Looking for a good sauce to compliment this sandwich… here ya’ go:
    Andy’s Not So Secret… Secret Sauce
  14. Like some coleslaw with that sandwich, check this recipe out:
    Andy’s Amazing Coleslaw
  15. And finally, if you just have to have some fries with that, you have to check out this recipe from Bonnie:

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About Sandwich Essentials: Spicy Catfish Po’ Boy

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Southern

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