Catfish Hero with Seared Tomatoes and Herbed Mayo

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 12 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 2 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Cooking spray

4 Roma tomatoes, sliced into 1/4-inch thick rounds

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1/2 cup mayonnaise

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

4 long sandwich rolls

Cooked catfish fillets, about 12 ounces total

Lettuce leaves

Thinly sliced red onion


  1. Heat a large griddle or nonstick skillet with cooking spray and set over medium-high heat. Season tomatoes with salt and black pepper and add to hot pan. Cook 1 minute per side, flipping with a spatula, until golden brown. Remove from heat.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, basil, chives, mustard, and lemon zest. Spread mixture on rolls. Top with seared tomatoes, catfish, lettuce leaves, and red onion.
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