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.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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30 mins
50 mins


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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.

  • 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

2 1/2 cups salad and 2 teaspoons dressing
249 calories; protein 16.5g; carbohydrates 17.6g; dietary fiber 4.5g; sugars 3.4g; fat 12.3g; saturated fat 2.1g; cholesterol 42.5mg; vitamin a iu 8681.4IU; vitamin c 52.2mg; folate 145.5mcg; calcium 46mg; iron 1.6mg; magnesium 40.4mg; potassium 643.4mg; sodium 340.7mg.

2 fat, 1 1/2 lean protein, 1 starch, 1 vegetable