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Healthy Cajun Catfish with Citrus Avocado Salsa

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Prep Information

Prep Time

40 minutes

Cook Time

6 minutes

Serves

4 people

Ingredients

  • FOR CATFISH:
  • 1 lb. catfish fillets
  • 2 tablespoons Coratina Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon. salt
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • FOR SALSA:
  • 1 diced avocado
  • 2 oranges, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced, 1/2 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 3 tablespoons Whole Fruit Blood Orange Fused Olive Oil
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon White Condimento
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • FOR SALSA:
  • In a bowl, place garlic, jalapeno, red onions, oranges and avodacos. Mix well.
  • Season with salt, pepper, Lemon White Condimento and Blood Orange Olive Oil. Set aside for flavors to develop.
  • After dishing up the fish, top it with a generous helping of salsa. Decorate with lemon wedges.
  • FOR FISH FILLETS:
  • Place fish fillets in large bowl and drizzle the Coratina EVOO over them and let stand for 30 minutes.
  • Combine spices in a 9-inch pie plate, mixing well.
  • Place fillets in hot skillet with 2 tablespoons of oil and cook 2-3 minutes per side, turning only once.
  • Dip each fillet into seasonings and coat each side evenly.
  • Remove fish fillets from oil and drain.
  • Using hot pad, turn pan right side up.
  • Turn on vent during cooking to eliminate smoke.
  • Heat a cast iron skillet upside down over high heat for 5-10 minutes or until very hot.
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