Cajun Pecan Catfish Recipe

Cajun Pecan Catfish Recipe

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes


4 people

Cajun Pecan Catfish Recipe – The flavors of the Louisiana bayou country come to life in this recipe. McCormick Gourmet Collection Cajun Seasoning adds a spicy-hot blend of peppers, onion, garlic and herbs to this catfish dish.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick


  • 1 pound catfish fillets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection Cajun Seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection Thyme Leaves
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection Parsley Flakes


  • 1 Preheat oven to 425°F. Place fish in shallow baking pan sprayed with no stick cooking spray.
  • 2
  • 3 Mix oil, Cajun seasoning, lemon juice and thyme in medium bowl. Spoon or brush 1/2 the mixture over fish. Add pecans, Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs and parsley to remaining oil mixture; mix well. Coat fish on both sides in bread crumb mixture.
  • 4
  • 5 Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • 6
  • 7 TIP: You can substitute cod, pollock, rainbow trout or striped bass for the catfish.


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