Easy Air Fryer Catfish Recipe • Seafood Nutrition Partnership


1/2 lb. catfish filets
1/4 cup of cornmeal
1 tsp. cajun seasoning (we used Slap Yo Mama seasoning)
Cooking spray
With only three ingredients and basically no work, this air fryer catfish recipe is the perfect easy dinner that everyone will want to try.


1.Cut catfish into pieces.
2.Dry catfish with paper towel.
3.Add seasoning and cornmeal into a sealable bag. Add the catfish pieces, seal, and shake, coating the fish evenly.
4.Spray bottom of air fryer with cooking spray. Add the catfish pieces.
5.Cook at 400 degrees for 8 minutes, flip, cook for another 8-10 minutes.

Never made catfish at home? Now’s your chance! This easy air fryer catfish recipe will take you down to the South with flavors and textures that come only from a delicious catfish filet. Catfish can be fried, but we wanted a healthier method so we decided to stick these filets in the air fryer to see how they would taste (spoiler, it’s delicious).

Take your tastebuds on a vacation! Try our recipe for air fryer catfish and travel to Louisiana for a meal.

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