Crispy Oven Baked Catfish Nuggets from Hot Eats and Cool Reads

What you need:

1 pound catfish nuggets

3/4 cup buttermilk

1/4 cup hot sauce

1 teaspoon dijon mustard

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 cup panko bread crumbs

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon creole seasoning


hot sauce

black pepper


Combine catfish nuggets, buttermilk, hot sauce, mustard and black pepper in a ziploc bag. Mix to combine. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Drain and discard marinade. 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a shallow dish, combine bread crumbs and seasonings. Coat each catfish nugget with bread crumb mixture and arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 25 minutes until fish is cooked through and coating starts to brown. 

Mix together mayo, hot sauce and black pepper to taste. Serve with baked catfish nuggets!

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