Des Allemands Catfish Delight Recipe

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  1. Heat the oil in a large, deep pot to 350 degrees F.
  2. Pat fillets dry with clean paper towels and season, to taste with salt, lemon pepper, and garlic powder. Dust lightly with 1 cup of the dry batter mix. Mix the 2 remaining cups of dry batter mix with the water and add the chopped pecans.
  3. Coat the fillets with the batter and place in the hot vegetable oil. Fry until golden brown, approximately 5 minutes. Set aside on paper towels.
  4. Sauce:
  5. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and add chopped green onions and parsley. Saute for 3 minutes. Add the soups, cheese, and liquid crab boil and continue to cook for 10 minutes. Add crabmeat and cook an additional 5 minutes. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper.
  6. Prepare a bed of sauce on a serving platter and place fish on sauce. Partially cover fillets with sauce. Garnish with pecans and parsley.
  7. Home Cook Recipe: A viewer or guest of the show, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. The Food Network Kitchen have not tested this recipe and therefore cannot make representation as to the results.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 3966.41 Kcal (16607 kJ)
Calories from fat 3598.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 399.88g 615%
Cholesterol 405.29mg 135%
Sodium 1183.12mg 49%
Potassium 1196.29mg 25%
Total Carbs 33.52g 11%
Sugars 4.87g 19%
Dietary Fiber 9.64g 39%
Protein 87.28g 175%
Vitamin C 13mg 22%
Vitamin A 1.1mg 38%
Iron 5.3mg 29%
Calcium 211.2mg 21%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 428.32 Kcal (1793 kJ)
Calories from fat 388.64 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 43.18g 615%
Cholesterol 43.77mg 135%
Sodium 127.76mg 49%
Potassium 129.18mg 25%
Total Carbs 3.62g 11%
Sugars 0.53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1.04g 39%
Protein 9.43g 175%
Vitamin C 1.4mg 22%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 38%
Iron 0.6mg 29%
Calcium 22.8mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 111.9
  • 114

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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