Catfish with brown butter, prosciutto and almonds
Updated On: Mar 21 2014 05:52:59 AM CDT
Makes 4 servings
Raised in clean, man-made ponds filled with natural spring water, U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is an environmentally friendly fish. There's always a steady supply without any fear of depleting the oceans or a need to be concerned about mercury levels. A special diet ensures that these catfish have a consistent mild, slightly sweet flavor. Also, this lean fish is an excellent source of protein and contains omega-3 fatty acids. According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, moderate fish consumption – one or two meals a week – is important in a heart-healthy diet. U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish makes a perfect choice for healthy family meals.
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon hot sauce
4 (6 to 7 ounces each) U.S. farm-raised catfish fillets
2 tablespoons butter
2 thin slices prosciutto or country ham, julienned (about 1 ounce)
¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted
1 tablespoon capers, optional
Preheat the oven to 250° F.
Stir together 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice, the olive oil. and hot sauce in a small bowl. Brush both sides of the catfish fillets with the mixture.
Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat; spray with nonstick cooking spray. Add the fish fillets, two at a time. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through, turning only once. Transfer to a baking dish; keep warm in the oven. Repeat with remaining catfish fillets.
Melt the butter in the same skillet over medium heat. When lightly browned, add the prosciutto; cook, stirring and turning, for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; add the almonds and capers (if using) and the remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice.
Serve the catfish fillets topped with ham and almond mixture.
Distributed by Internet Broadcasting. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
'Frustrated' teen mom threw infant against wall, police say
Daughter: Joan Rivers 'resting comfortably'
Two behind bars after drug bust in Reading
Israel finds body of missing seminary student from New Jersey
Police: Man inappropriately touched 8-year-old girl
Boater charged in drowning deaths of 2 best friends
Mom heading to trial for allegedly discarding stillborn baby
Man charged with a felony for defrauding The Home Depot store
Businesses displaced by hockey arena: How are they doing now?
Nazareth Borough Council taking hard look at police chief