Blackened Catfish Po'boy with Light Tartar Sauce
Creole seasoning gives the fish in this New Orleans sandwich a zesty kick, and because the fish is broiled instead of fried, it's not full of fat.
Everyday Food, July/August 2011
- Prep Time 20 minutes
- Total Time 20 minutes
- Serves 4
- 4 catfish fillets (1 1/4 pounds total)
- 3 tablespoons Creole seasoning
- 1 baguette or French bread loaf, cut into 4 pieces and split
- Thinly sliced iceberg lettuce, for serving
- Dill pickle slices, for serving
- 1 large tomato, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup <u>Light Tartar Sauce</u>, for serving
- Heat broiler, with rack in second highest position. Place a broilerproof wire rack in a rimmed baking sheet. Arrange fish on rack and sprinkle evenly with Creole seasoning. Broil until fish is opaque throughout and seasoning is deep golden and crisp at edges, about 12 minutes. Remove fish from oven and toast bread under broiler, about 2 minutes. Layer fillets on bottom halves of bread and top with lettuce, pickles, and tomato. Spread 2 tablespoons tartar sauce on top halves of bread, and sandwich sides together.
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