Catfish

Did You Know: 

Catfish farming started in Arkansas in 1960 and expanded exponentially as soybean and rice farmers built ponds and processing facilities. Most catfish farms today are located in the Mississippi Delta. A typical pond covers 16 acres and produces 4,000 to 7,000 pounds of catfish per acre. As a rule, U.S. farm-raised catfish are antibiotic and hormone free, are recommended by the National Audubon Society as a safe environmental choice, and are listed as a best choice by the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Common Names: 
Channel Catfish, Channel Cat, Farm-Raised Catfish
Scientific Name: 
Ictalurus Punctatus
Seasonal Availability: 
Year-Round
Global Supply: 
Primary Product Forms
Fresh: 
Whole, Fillets (bones in/boneless), Strips, Nuggets, Steaks
Frozen: 
Whole, Fillets (bones in/boneless), Strips, Nuggets, Steaks
Value-Added: 
Breaded Fillets, Strips, Nuggets; Marinated or Seasoned Fillets, Strips, Nuggets; Prepared Entrees
Locations: 
United States
Product Profile
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Cooking Tips: 

Possessing a fairly mild flavor and an unusual texture, catfish is as versatile as chicken; you can dress it up with a complex sauce, or dress it down for an outdoor barbecue. A mainstay of Cajun, Creole and Southern cooking, channel catfish can handle a variety of sauces or seasonings, from mild to strong.

Cooking Methods: 
  • Bake
  • Boil
  • Broil
  • Fry
  • Grill
  • Poach
  • Raw
  • Saute
  • Smoke
  • Steam

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