Breaded Parmesan Catfish Nuggets

This recipe was originally intended for cooking halibut, but my dear mother obligingly adapted it when I brought home a ten-pound channel cat at the tender age of 12.  It's a winner.


  • 1 1/2 lb. boneless catfish fillets
  • 1/3 c. grated parmesan cheese
  • 2/3 c. crushed crackers
  • 1/4 c. oil
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Combine garlic salt and oil in a small bowl.  Mix well.  Combine crackers and parmesan in another small bowl.  Mix well.  Cut catfish fillets into 1" cubes.  Dip in oil mixed with garlic salt.  Roll in cheese cracker mixture.  Place on lightly oiled baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with dill sauce, tartar sauce, or cocktail sauce.

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