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Baked Catfish with Jalapeno Jelly

And topped with extra jalapeno peppers! This is easy to make and very low calorie, a very healthy meal option. Catfish has a distinctive flavor like no other fish, and because it is so naturally low calorie, it's the perfect option for the health conscious. You only need a bit of jalapeno jelly to introduce some sweetness. And since jalapeno peppers are so low in calories, feel free to add as many as you want. Cilantro, too!

Baked Catfish with Jalapeno Jelly

Baked Catfish with Jalapeno Jelly


  • Four 4-ounce catfish fillets (150 calories each)
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeno jelly (50 calories each)
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped (6 calories)
  • 1 tomato, sliced (35 Calories)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh cilantro, chopped ( 0 calories)
  • Cajun seasonings to taste
  • 2 cups broccoli, steamed (30 calories per cup)
  • Oil spray

Cooking Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add catfish fillets to a baking dish and spray very lightly with spray oil. Season with Cajun seasonings.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until catfish is white and flaky.
  • Divide catfish fillets over two plates, 2 fillets per plate.
  • Top each with jalapeno jelly, then fresh cilantro, sliced jalapenos and tomatoes.
  • Serve with steamed broccoli!

TOTAL CALORIES: 801 calories (400.5 per serving ) - You can reduce the calories even more by only serving 1 catfish fillet per meal for a total of about 250 calories per serving)



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