National Catfish Day was established in 1987 in order to celebrate the value of farm-raised catfish in America. It was signed into action by then President Ronald Reagan who called upon all citizens of the US "to observe this day with appropriate ceremonies and activities." That means, of course, it's dinner time! Catfish is a delicious white fish that can be used in all kinds of tasty recipes, from fresh fish tacos to spicy stews and soups. Try out some of these awesome catfish recipes for yourself today!

Catfish Tacos with Purple Cabbage Slaw from Mess of GreensCatfish Tacos with Purple Cabbage Slaw

Southern Oven-Fried Catfish with Tarter Sauce from Drick's Rambling CafeSouthern Oven-Fried Catfish with Tarter Sauce

Vietnamese Catfish Soup from Whitney WuVietnamese Sour Catfish Soup

Spicy Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish from Kitchen ConvivalSpicy Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish

Spicy Catfish Curry from Louanne's KitchenSpicy Catfish Curry

Catfish Sandwich from NOLAchefCatfish Sandwich

Blackened Catfish with Remoulade Dipping Sauce from Jennifer ChandlerBlackened Catfish with Remoulade Dipping Sauce

Catfish Po'Boys from Craft-O-ManiacCatfish Po'Boys

Beer-Battered Catfish from J Street Beer ReviewBeer-Battered Catfish

Green Tomato Stew with Pan Fried Catfish from Tiny with DetailGreen Tomato Stew with Pan Fried Catfish

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