This holiday season, we hope you choose to incorporate U.S. farm-raised catfish into your holiday meal plans. There’s only so much ham and turkey you can eat, right?! Try out these tasty, family-friendly recipes:
Holiday Stuffed Fish Filets – recipe
This is the perfect option for families in a time crunch during the holiday season. All you need to do is create your desired filling and bake! Most people opt for a corn bread mixture as their binding agent and add their favorite seasonings along with a sprinkle of dried cranberries for a unique holiday taste. This meal takes just 30 minutes to bake and can easily be made in smaller portions, perfect for appetizers at your dinner party.
Catfish Etouffee – recipe
There’s no better comforting holiday food than a hearty Cajun dish. Catfish etouffee is another holiday meal option that won’t require all day cooking time. Ready in an hour or less, the dish includes vegetables including red peppers, green bell peppers and stewed tomatoes. This meal is also the perfect opportunity to substitute white grains with brown rice, putting it on the healthier side of your typical holiday meals.
Catfish BLT Sandwich – recipe
Holiday meals usually come with plenty of leftovers – sometimes more than you know what to do with! Using leftover catfish, try this tasty catfish BLT recipe for a quick lunch option. Begin by toasting your bread of choice and adding the standard BLT ingredients. For a special twist, try adding fresh avocado to your sandwich.
This year has been difficult for many, but this holiday season we remain thankful for time spent with our family and friends. Try incorporating Heartland U.S. farm-raised catfish into your holiday meals, and make sure to share them with us by taking photos and tagging us on Facebook and Instagram!