Southern Catfish Stew
|Title:||Southern Catfish Stew|
1 pound catfish fillets
3 slices bacon, chopped
1 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped
1 (28 ounce) can tomatoes
2 cups peeled and diced potatoes
1 cup water
1/4 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon thyme
Wash the catfish fillets and cut them into 1-inch pieces.
Fry the bacon for 2 to 3 minutes in a large, heavy saucepan. Add the onion and bell pepper and cook until tender. Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a simmer. Cook, covered, for 30 minutes.
Add the fish and cook for 20 minutes. Correct the seasonings if necessary and serve hot with cornbread.
Makes 6 servings.