Recipe courtesy of George Ranch Historical Park

Brazos River Catfish Stew

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 (10 3/4 ounce) cans condensed tomato soup

1 cup catsup

1/4 pound salt pork, diced

1 onion, chopped

1/2 cup butter

1 teaspoon black pepper

Dash cayenne pepper

6 drops Worcestershire sauce


6 catfish fillets, cut into small pieces


  1. Bring soup and catsup to a boil in a large Dutch oven over open fire. Fry salt pork and saute onions until tender in skillet and add to the soup mixture. Add all other ingredients except fish. If too thick, add 1 cup water. Boil five minutes. Drop in fish, and cook about 5 more minutes.