Are you craving a flavorful and satisfying meal that's easy to prepare? Look no further than catfish burritos! Combining the delicate taste of catfish with savory spices and fresh ingredients, these burritos are sure to become a favorite in your kitchen. Whether you're cooking for yourself or feeding a crowd, follow these simple steps to create mouthwatering catfish burritos at home.


  • 1 lb catfish fillets

  • 4 large flour tortillas

  • 1 cup cooked rice

  • 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 cup shredded lettuce

  • 1 cup diced tomatoes

  • 1/2 cup diced onions

  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro

  • 1 avocado, sliced

  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Olive oil for cooking


  1. Prepare the Catfish: Season the catfish fillets with salt and pepper on both sides. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook the fillets for 3-4 minutes on each side until they are golden brown and flake easily with a fork. Remove from heat and set aside.

  2. Warm the Tortillas: Heat the flour tortillas in a dry skillet or microwave for about 30 seconds until they are warm and pliable.

  3. Assemble the Burritos: Lay out each tortilla and fill them with cooked rice, black beans, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and avocado slices.

  4. Add the Catfish: Break the cooked catfish fillets into chunks and distribute them evenly among the tortillas.

  5. Squeeze Lime: Squeeze lime wedges over the filling for an extra burst of flavor.

  6. Fold the Burritos: Fold the sides of each tortilla over the filling, then roll tightly to create a burrito shape.

  7. Optional: Grill or Toast: If desired, you can grill or toast the assembled burritos in a skillet or panini press for a crispy exterior.

  8. Serve Warm: Place the catfish burritos on a serving plate and serve immediately.

  9. Garnish: Garnish with additional cilantro, lime wedges, and salsa if desired.

Enjoy! Sit back, relax, and indulge in your homemade catfish burritos.


  1. For added spice, consider adding jalapeƱos or hot sauce to your burritos.

  2. Customize your burritos with your favorite toppings such as sour cream, cheese, or guacamole.

  3. Use fresh catfish fillets for the best flavor, but frozen fillets will work in a pinch.

  4. Now that you know how to make catfish burritos, it's time to get cooking! Gather your ingredients and enjoy a delicious meal that's packed with flavor and satisfaction. Whether it's lunch, dinner, or a midnight snack, these burritos are sure to hit the spot. 

Ten-Step Summary:

  1. Season and cook the catfish fillets.

  2. Warm the flour tortillas.

  3. Prepare the filling ingredients.

  4. Lay out the tortillas and fill them with rice, beans, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and avocado.

  5. Add the cooked catfish to each tortilla.

  6. Squeeze lime juice over the filling.

  7. Fold and roll the burritos tightly.

  8. Optionally grill or toast the assembled burritos for a crispy texture.

  9. Garnish with cilantro, lime wedges, and salsa.

  10. Serve warm and enjoy your homemade catfish burritos!