Crabmeat Stuffed Catfish
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  • 2 Lbs. Catfish fillets or similar fish
  • 2 (6 oz) cans lump white crabmeat, drained, flaked or 1 pkg Imitation Crab meat, sliced
  • ½ Cup Italian style bread crumbs
  • 2 Green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 Celery rib, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp Butter, softened
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • ½ Cup Grated cheese (any)
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • bottom of the baking pan:
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • ½ Cup Wine
  • salt/pepper
  • sliced peppers, green onions, or mushrooms, or any veggies you have on hand
  • lemon, sliced
  1. In a large mixing bowl combine: crabmeat, breadcrumbs, onions, celery, mayo, lemon juice, butter, Olive oil, grated cheese and paprika. Mix well and set aside.
  2. Add Olive oil, butter, wine and salt/pepper to the bottom of your baking pan.
  3. Chop veggies and add to the bottom of your baking dish. They will absorb the flavors from the fish and the crabmeat filling.
  4. Wash and pat dry fillets. Season with a bit of salt/pepper.
  5. Divide the crabmeat equally among the fillets and roll up.
  6. Place seam-side down in baking dish. Brush the tops with butter. Sprinkle with salt/pepper and paprika. Add a slice of lemon on top.
  7. Bake in the Preheated at 400°F oven for 35 - 40 minutes, or until cooked through. Time depends on your oven and the thickness of your fillets.
Recipe by Crafty Cooking by Anna at