Panseared catfish dirty rice green beans and caramelized onion & green chili cornbread

Indulge in a Southern-inspired feast with this flavorful and hearty meal. The pan-seared catfish provides a crispy, savory main dish, while the dirty rice offers a robust, 

spicy side. Pair this with tender green beans and the delightful, slightly sweet, and spicy caramelized onion & green chili cornbread for a complete and satisfying dinner. This meal is perfect for family gatherings or a special weekend dinner.

### Experience:
This meal offers a symphony of Southern flavors and textures. The pan-seared catfish is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, perfectly complemented by the bold, spicy dirty rice. The green beans add a fresh, vibrant element,


while the caramelized onion & green chili cornbread provides a slightly sweet and spicy finish. Together, these dishes create a comforting, satisfying, and memorable dining experience that embodies the heart of Southern cuisine.

Pan-seared catfish, dirty rice, green beans and caramelized onion & green chili cornbread 🔥

Caramelized onion & chili buttermilk cornbread recipe:


  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup thinly sliced yellow onion
  • (1) 4 oz can green chilis
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder (divided)
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar (divided)
  • 1.5 cups AP flour
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 4 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese



Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a 10 inch cast iron skillet over medium heat and add onions and half of the chili powder. Cook until translucent. Add 1 tablespoon brown sugar. Cook another minute or so. Remove from heat and set aside.

In a large mixing bowl add granulated sugar, remaining brown sugar, cornmeal, flour, baking powder and soda, salt, & chili powder.

In a separate bowl add buttermilk, lightly beaten eggs & melted butter. Pour into dry ingredients and mix until incorporated. Don’t overmix. Now mix in the cheddar and chilies.

Pour mixture over sweet onion mixture in cast iron skillet and cook at 425 for approximately 25 minutes. Serve with a warm honey butter mixture.

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