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Best to Buy

Look for catfish that has a fresh river water smell and clear eyes, clean gills, and moist, shiny, tightly adhering scales.

Prep & Store

Remove packaging, rinse fish under cold water, and pat dry with paper towels. Refrigerate covered with crushed ice and cling wrap for up to two days.

Tasty Tip

The secret to delicious catfish is to not overcook it. Catfish is done when its flesh becomes opaque and can easily be pierced with a fork.

Nutrition Notes

Catfish is an excellent source of selenium and vitamin B12 and a good source of potassium and niacin.

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