Catfish Stew Recipe

Catfish Stew RecipeEven if you are camping outdoors, you can still make stew out of your freshly caught catfish. It will be filling and warm you up on a cool evening. Making catfish stew isn't that hard and you only need a few basic ingredients to do it. Best of all, it won't take that long to prepare and cook. This recipe makes five ample servings.


Difficulty: Moderately Easy

Tips on Making Catfish Stew

Things You’ll Need:
  • Cleaned catfish
  • Cutting board
  • Celery
  • Onions
  • Potatoes
  • Butter
  • Milk
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Garlic
  • Large pot
  • Spoon
  • Camping stove
Step 1
Cut two stalks of celery, one medium-sized onion and two large potatoes into small pieces. Place them into the pot.
Step 2
Light the camping stove and place the pot onto the burner.
Step 3
Add three tablespoons of butter to your chopped vegetables and sauté on medium until the vegetables begin to soften but are still slightly crisp.
Step 4
Pour five cups of milk into the pot of vegetables and continue heating on medium heat.
Step 5
Add spices such as pepper, salt and garlic to the stew to suit your taste.
Step 6
Chop three to four small fillets of fish into bite-size pieces and add to the stew mixture. Continue to stir the stew.
Step 7
Cook the stew for 10 minutes until the catfish is done and all the flavors blend together. Serve the stew hot.

Tips & Warnings

You can also add clams, shrimp, crab or any other type of fish to the stew.
Refrigerate any leftover stew so it does not spoil.

Article Written By Joyce Starr

Joyce Starr is a professional writer from Florida and owns a landscaping company and garden center. She has published articles about camping in Florida, lawn care and gardening and writes for a local gardening newsletter. She shares her love and knowledge of the outdoors and nature through her writing.

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