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10 05, 2018

Easy Baked Catfish with Lemon Garlic Butter

May 10th, 2018|

Easy to prepare and ready to serve in only 30 minutes, this decadent, aromatic catfish dish is suited for even the busiest weeknights. No fresh Heartland Catfish on hand? No worries. Frozen fillets will bake just as beautifully!   

Serves 2

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes
Ingredients

2 Heartland Catfish Fillets 
¼ Cup of […]

4 05, 2018

Spiced Catfish Tacos with Avocado Ranch Dressing

May 4th, 2018|

Bright, smoky and zesty flavors come together in this recipe to create the perfect catfish taco. Topped with creamy avocado ranch dressing, lime juice and fresh cilantro, these tacos take you south of the border with each tasty bite.   

Serves 2-3

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes
Ingredients

2 Heartland Catfish Fillets 
1 Yellow Bell […]

16 04, 2018

Pan-Seared Catfish with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

April 16th, 2018|

Light and flaky catfish drenched in a rich, velvety roasted red pepper sauce pairs perfectly with greens and pasta for a meal worth sharing. Don’t forget the crusty bread for sopping!   

Serves 2

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes
Ingredients

2 Heartland Catfish Fillets 
3 Tablespoons Butter, divided 
½ Red Bell Pepper*, roasted, peeled and […]

27 03, 2018

Grits-Crusted Catfish with Tomatoes, Basil & Lemon

March 27th, 2018|

A sophisticated twist on a Southern classic – Our grits-crusted catfish packs the satisfying crunch of perfectly pan-fried catfish paired with the fresh, vibrant flavors of grape tomatoes, basil and lemon.  

Serves 2

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes
Ingredients

2 Heartland Catfish Fillets 
2 Eggs 
2 Tablespoons Water 
Salt and Pepper, to taste 
¾ Cup […]

2 03, 2018

Heartland Catfish Company to Exhibit at SENA18

March 2nd, 2018|

The Heartland Catfish Company team is heading to Boston for this year’s Seafood Expo North America from March 11-13. We’re excited to reconnect with professionals throughout the seafood industry and introduce newcomers to our unmatched catfish products.

As part of our 2018 exhibition, we’ll bring to the table our consumer-friendly vacuum skin-packaged products. This innovative […]

12 02, 2018

Bring Catfish to the Table for Lent

February 12th, 2018|

With Lent just around the corner, it’s time for millions of Americans to find new ways to incorporate fish into their diets. Lent is a religious tradition observed during the 40 days before Easter. During this time, many Christians choose to abstain from eating red meat, either on Fridays or throughout the entirety of […]

10 01, 2018

New Study Suggests Eating Fish May Make Kids Smarter

January 10th, 2018|

A recent study published in Scientific Reports suggests greater fish consumption can have significant benefits for children. According to the study, children who ate fish at least once a week scored almost 5 points higher on IQ tests than children who seldom or never ate fish. Even children who occasionally ate fish scored an […]

4 12, 2017

Experimental Vaccine Could Prevent Costly Catfish Disease

December 4th, 2017|

Auburn University researchers plan to use a recent grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to field-test a new vaccine. The new vaccine aims to control columnaris disease, a serious bacterial infection that can affect nearly all freshwater fish and causes millions of dollars in annual losses in the catfish industry alone.

Currently, the […]

8 11, 2017

USDA Invests in Research to Improve Domestic Aquaculture

November 8th, 2017|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently announced grants to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture in the U.S. These awards were made through the Aquaculture Research Program authorized by the Competitive Special and Facilities Research Grants Act, administered by NIFA.

“By 2030, it’s estimated […]

11 10, 2017

Delta Aquaculture on the Rise

October 11th, 2017|

The catfish are biting. The industry that began in 1959 in Yazoo County has seen its share of peaks and valleys in its economic pond. In its heyday of the 1970s there were more than 100,000 acres of catfish ponds scattered across three states.

But with the high cost of feed and other inputs combined […]