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Cooking With Confidence: Delicious Recipes With Catfish

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Welcome to the Pucci Foods blog, your go-to resource for all things related to cooking with confidence! As a trusted wholesale catfish distributor, Pucci Foods provides high-quality catfish sourced from the United States and China, ensuring year-round availability. With its sustainable practices and commitment to freshness, Pucci Foods is your ideal partner for all your catfish needs.

In this edition, we’re diving into the world of catfish and exploring some mouthwatering recipes that will make you fall in love with this versatile and flavorful fish. So let’s roll up our sleeves and discover the delightful flavors of catfish!

Recipe 1: Baked Catfish with Herbs

Now that we know how our catfish are procured, we can focus on the ingredients used in preparing it.


The ingredients used in the dish are four catfish filets

  • Two tablespoons olive oil
  • Two tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Two cloves garlic, minced
  • One teaspoon dried thyme
  • One teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish
  • When you have gathered all the ingredients, you can now focus on the cooking instructions.

Instructions for cooking

To make the best out of the recipe, here are some of the instructions we should follow:

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C), lightly grease a baking dish, and set aside.
  • Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  • Place the catfish filets in the prepared baking dish, arranging them in a single layer.
  • Pour the herb mixture over the catfish filets, ensuring they are evenly coated.
  • Bake the catfish in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until the fish is cooked and flakes easily with a fork.
  • Once cooked, remove the catfish from the oven and garnish with fresh parsley.
  • Serve the baked catfish hot with your favorite side dishes, such as roasted vegetables, steamed rice, or a refreshing salad.

Recipe 2: Grilled Cajun Catfish

In addition to the recipe mentioned above, you can try another Catfish recipe–Grilled Cajun Catfish.

Ingredients used

The ingredients used in this recipe include four catfish filets,

  • Two tablespoons olive oil,
  • Two teaspoons Cajun seasoning,
  • One teaspoon paprika,
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder,
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder,
  • Salt and pepper to taste,
  • Lemon wedges

You can focus on the directions or instructions when you have sourced the ingredients.

Instructions for cooking

For best results, you should focus on the following instructions before you begin to cook the dish:

  • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  • Combine the Cajun seasoning, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  • Brush both sides of the catfish filets with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle the spice mixture evenly over the catfish filets, pressing it gently to adhere.
  • Place the catfish filets on the preheated grill and cook for about 4-5 minutes per side or until the fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.
  • Remove the grilled catfish from the heat and serve hot with lemon wedges on the side. Pair it with a fresh green salad or some grilled vegetables for a complete meal.

Pucci Foods: The Best Choice For Sustainability

At Pucci Foods, sustainability is a top priority. Regarding wholesale catfish, the US-sourced variety is considered the best choice in terms of sustainability. By choosing US catfish, you support responsible fishing practices and help to preserve our marine ecosystems.

Pucci Foods offers catfish in two options: fresh and frozen. The fresh catfish is perfect for immediate use, ensuring the best taste and texture. On the other hand, frozen catfish provides convenience and flexibility, allowing you to enjoy catfish whenever you want, especially when you don’t have immediate access to fresh seafood.


Catfish is a delightful fish that deserves a place in your recipe repertoire. With its versatility and mild flavor, catfish lends well to various cooking methods.

Thanks to Pucci Foods, a trusted wholesale fish supplier and distributor, you can confidently incorporate catfish into your culinary creations, knowing you’re using high-quality, sustainable seafood.

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