Sylvia Wood’s Sassy Catfish

By ADW|2017-09-21T11:14:53-04:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Seafood|0 Comments


  • 1/2 cup no calorie sweetener, granulated
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 1 cup Sylvia’s Hot Sauce®*
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 stalks celery, cut julienne style
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 4 (4 ounce) fillets catfish
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sylvia’s Secret Seasoning®
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

*Hot sauce or salt-free herb seasoning may be substituted for Sylvia’s Hot Sauce® and Sylvia’s Secret Seasoning®*. For that special flavor look for Sylvia’s Hot Sauce® and Sylvia’s Secret Seasoning® at your local market or order online.


  1. Combine granulated sweetener, tomato puree, Sylvia’s Hot Sauce®, water, celery, onion, green bell pepper, and lemons in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; reduce heat and simmer 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Sprinkle fillets evenly with salt, pepper and Sylvia’s Secret Seasoning®.
  3. Saute fillets in hot olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat 2 minutes on each side. Pour sauce over fish; simmer 2 additional minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. Serve immediately.

Food Exchanges: 2 Medium Fat Meats, 3 Vegetables, 1 1/2 Fats, 1/2 Other Carbohydrate

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 4 Servings
Calories: 320
Calories from Fat: 150
Total Fat: 16g
Saturated Fat: 3g
Cholesterol: 50mg
Sodium: 1160mg
Total Carbs: 27g
Dietary Fiber: 5g
Sugars: 20g
Protein: 19g

Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics.

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