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Lemon Cajun Catfish With Asparagus and Feta Recipe

Looking to elevate your dinner game with a dish that’s bursting with flavor and freshness? Enter our Lemon Cajun Catfish With Asparagus and Feta Recipe! Perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion, this dish combines the zesty tang of lemon with the bold kick of Cajun seasoning, all served alongside tender asparagus and creamy feta cheese. It’s a delightful symphony of flavors that’s sure to tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving more. Get ready to impress your family and friends with this delicious and nutritious meal!

Lemon Cajun Catfish

Lemon Cajun Catfish With Asparagus and Feta

Delight your senses with the perfect blend of flavors in our Lemon Cajun Catfish With Asparagus and Feta Recipe!


For Catfish:

  • 2 10oz Catfish Fillets
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning (Louisiana fish fry products)
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 peeled garlic clove
  • 1/4 tsp pink salt
  • 1 room temperature stick butter
  • 1/2 lemon


  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 clove chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • Asparagus spears
  • Feta cheese



  1. Place Catfish Fillets in a plastic bowl and coat them in butter.
  2. Add garlic powder, onion powder, Cajun seasoning, pink salt, and paprika to the bowl and massage the seasonings into the fish.
  3. Remove the fillets and lay them on a tray.
  4. Simmer a cast iron skillet on medium-low heat.
  5. Add half a stick of butter to the skillet along with a peeled garlic clove and a pinch of pink salt. Simmer for 2 minutes until the butter starts to brown.
  6. Add both Catfish Fillets to the skillet and cook on medium-low heat for 5 minutes.
  7. Flip the fillets and continue cooking until the internal temperature reaches 140°F, about 12 minutes total.
  8. Turn the heat to medium-high and cook on each side until dark brown.
  9. Remove the fillets and place them on a cooling tray for 5 minutes.
  10. Add the lemon to the skillet and allow it to brown. Squeeze the lemon juice on top of the fish and serve.

For Asparagus:

  1. Simmer coconut oil, garlic powder, onion powder, chopped garlic, and black pepper in a pan on low heat.
  2. Add the asparagus spears to the pan and mix well.
  3. Raise the heat to medium and cook for 5-10 minutes, depending on desired tenderness.
  4. Remove from heat and top with crumbled feta cheese.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

  • Catfish: Negligible carb content
  • Spices and seasonings: Negligible carb content
  • Butter: Negligible carb content
  • Lemon: ~5-6g net carbs (Note: Carbs vary depending on the amount of lemon juice used)
  • Asparagus: Negligible carb content
  • Coconut oil: Negligible carb content
  • Feta cheese: Negligible carb content

Your Home’s Culinary Triumph!

With our Lemon Cajun Catfish With Asparagus and Feta Recipe, you can enjoy a restaurant-quality meal right in the comfort of your own home. From the zesty Cajun-spiced catfish to the tender-crisp asparagus topped with creamy feta cheese, every bite is a culinary delight. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or entertaining guests, this dish is sure to impress. So why wait? Head to the kitchen, whip up a batch, and treat yourself to a delicious and nutritious meal that’s keto-friendly and full of flavor! Bon appétit!

Credit to funkylou on Reddit

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