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catfish on white rice, Alabama Catfish Gumbo

Here’s a take on a popular southern dish. Live Well Alabama’s Alabama Catfish Gumbo features Alabama-grown vegetables and catfish. This recipe feels like home and will keep the family warm during the cold winter.

Tips: Catfish doesn’t have to be fried to be delicious! Enjoy it simmered in this tasty soup to get the protein, vitamins, and minerals without the added fat from frying. Use a cooking thermometer to ensure that fish is fully cooked to 145 degrees F.


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • 2 cans low sodium chicken broth, 14.5 ounces each
  • 3 teaspoons seafood seasoning
  • 2 cans diced low sodium tomatoes, 14.5 ounces each
  • 1 can tomato paste, 3 ounces
  • 1 12-ounce bag frozen okra
  • 4 catfish fillets
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice


  • In large pot, heat oil and cook onion, bell pepper, and celery until tender.
  • Add chicken broth, seafood seasoning, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and okra. Bring to a boil.
  • Add catfish and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally until fish is cooked through.
  • Serve over rice.

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