Baked Catfish with Guacamole and Refried Beans Recipe

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This baked catfish recipe is made with spicy jalape'os, tomato and garlic, then served with a side of guacamole and refried beans

This baked catfish recipe is an easy winner that works superbly with catfish, but also is a nice change of pace for walleye, pike, bass, and large crappies. Substitute sweet peppers for the jalapeños for a less fiery taste.

Catfish Ingredients:

  • 2 (6-­ to 8-­ounce) fillets
  • 1 Roma tomato, diced
  • ¼ onion, minced
  • 2 jalapeño chilies, cut into rounds
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, mashed
  • 1 tablespoon tequila (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Refried Beans Ingredients:

  • 1 can cooked black beans
  • 2 cloves garlic, mashed
  • ½ onion, minced
  • 1 tablespoon bacon fat or olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt


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