Catfish has a sweet, mild taste, so we flavor it with Cajun seasoning and pair it with crispy polenta. This is one unique meal you'll want to make over and over again.

Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Thaw fish, if frozen. Cut into bite-sized strips; set aside. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease a baking sheet. Place polenta on baking sheet. Lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown on the edges.

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  • In a large nonstick skillet, cook catfish in hot oil over medium heat for 4 to 6 minutes or until lightly browned and pieces flake when tested with a fork. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of the Cajun seasoning.

  • On a serving platter arrange lettuce. Top with polenta, catfish, tomato and sweet pepper.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, and remaining 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning. Serve dressing with salad.

Nutrition Facts

249 calories; protein 16.5g 33% DV; carbohydrates 17.6g 6% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 4.5g 18% DV; sugars 3.4g; fat 12.3g 19% DV; saturated fat 2.1g 10% DV; cholesterol 42.5mg 14% DV; vitamin a iu 8681.4IU 174% DV; vitamin c 52.2mg 87% DV; folate 145.5mcg 36% DV; calcium 46mg 5% DV; iron 1.6mg 9% DV; magnesium 40.4mg 14% DV; potassium 643.4mg 18% DV; sodium 340.7mg 14% DV.