Baked Mediterranean Catfish

Written by admin   // June 28, 2010   // 0 Comments

(NewsUSA) – For a savory, healthy meal this summer, prepare light and flavorful catfish with a Mediterranean twist.

U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish are raised on a special diet to ensure a uniformly mild flavor, making them one of the most versatile fish available. Embrace the spirit of heart-healthy Mediterranean cuisine by looking for this sustainable fish raised closer to home.

Baked Mediterranean Catfish, Serves 4

Ingredients:

4 U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish Fillets

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 cup zucchini

1/2 cup red onion

2 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 cup mixed Mediterranean olives, halved

1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved

2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped

1 tablespoon capers

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese, optional garnish

Directions.

1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Heat the oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the zucchini, onion and garlic. Cook for five minutes or until the onions become translucent. Remove the pan from the heat. Stir in the olives, tomatoes, basil and capers.

3. Lightly brush the catfish fillets with olive oil, then season them with salt and pepper. Place the fillets into a lightly oiled baking dish. Spoon equal amounts of the vegetable mixture on each fillet. Bake for 15 minutes or until the fish flakes easily. Garnish with crumbled feta cheese and serve.

For more recipes, visit www.UScatfish.com.


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