Oven Blackened Catfish

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Four pieces of oven blackened catfish on a square, white serving platter.
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Makes 4 servings, 1 piece of fish each


  • ⅓ cup store-bought blackening rub
  • 2 Tablespoons oil
  • 4 catfish fillets (about 4 ounces each)


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Wash your hands well with soap and hot water.
  3. Cover a large baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  4. Using a spoon or brush, coat the aluminum foil with oil.
  5. Use a spoon or brush to coat the fillets with oil.
  6. Sprinkle both sides of each fillet with the blackening rub.
  7. Place the fillets on the foil-covered baking sheet. Place them rounded-side up.
  8. Put the baking sheet in the oven.
  9. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the fillets are lightly browned.
  10. Serve the fillets while they are hot.
  11. Refrigerate any leftovers within 2 hours.