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Monday, December 05 2011
Cornmeal, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and herbs make the crispy coating for the fried fish in this Southern dinner recipe.

Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 23 mins
Servings: 2 servings (about 3 ounces cooked fish)

8 ounces fresh or frozen catfish fillets, 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick1 egg white, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon water 2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal 2 tablespoons finely chopped poblano pepper 1 tablespoon fine dry bread crumbs 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon canola oil Lime wedges (optional)
1 Thaw fish, if frozen. Cut into 2 serving-size pieces, if necessary. Set aside.
2 In a shallow dish combine egg white and water. In another shallow dish combine the cornmeal, chopped poblano pepper, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and salt. Place flour in a third shallow dish. Dip each piece of fish in flour, then in egg mixture, then coat evenly with cornmeal mixture.
3 In a large skillet heat the oil over medium heat. Add the fish and fry for 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and fish flakes easily with a fork.
4 If desired, serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts
Calories 310, Total Fat 16 g, Saturated Fat 3 g, Monounsaturated Fat 9 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 55 mg, Sodium 296 mg, Carbohydrate 19 g, Total Sugar 1 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 22 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 9%, Calcium 5%, Iron 8%.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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