Hash isn't just for corned beef. It's also great made with catfish--or other flaky white fish. Any ham adds flavor to the hash, but we think a higher-quality smoked ham will give you the biggest flavor-bang for your buck. Serve with a poached egg on top and a green salad.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2009


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  • Poke several holes in potato and microwave on High until cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes. Cut the potato in half and set aside; coarsely chop when cool enough to handle.

  • Meanwhile, heat 1/2 teaspoon oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add catfish and cook, stirring often, until just cooked through and opaque, 4 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a plate with a slotted spoon and discard any liquid in the pan. Add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil, bell pepper, scallions and ham and cook, stirring, until the vegetables are soft, about 4 minutes.

  • Return the catfish to the pan along with the chopped potato, mustard, salt and pepper. Continue to cook, stirring gently, until combined and heated through, about 2 minutes more. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts

273 calories; protein 23.5g 47% DV; carbohydrates 16.4g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 2.4g 9% DV; sugars 2.4g; fat 11.8g 18% DV; saturated fat 2.1g 11% DV; cholesterol 72mg 24% DV; vitamin a iu 1159.9IU 23% DV; vitamin c 49.1mg 82% DV; folate 46.9mcg 12% DV; calcium 34.6mg 4% DV; iron 1.1mg 6% DV; magnesium 46.5mg 17% DV; potassium 734.8mg 21% DV; sodium 571.7mg 23% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 23% DV.

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I really liked this recipe though did make a few adjustments: onion instead of scallion and a tablespoon of ketchup at the end added some extra crunch and a touch of sweetness. Read More