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Grilled Lemon Catfish

Grilled or baked Catfish with a great lemony taste.



  1. Combine flour, cornmeal, onion powder, dried basil, garlic salt, dried thyme, white pepper, cayenne pepper, and black pepper into a large ziploc bag.
  2. One by one place each fillet into the ziploc bag and shake to coat fillet in spices.
  3. Melt butter in frying pan on medium heat
  4. Place fillets in frying pan and cook covered for about 6 minutes on each side, adding lemon juice as needed.
  5. Enjoy!
  6. Note: you can also add lemon herb or lemon pepper for that extra lemon taste, just sprinkle a little on each fillet before placing in frying pan.
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Delish, could use some more spice next time. Pan fried in EVOO instead of butter. Great family hit. We usually deep fry our catfish, these was a much healthier choice.
03 May 11 by member: Oryana
I broiled it instead of pan fry and it was great! Nice and crispy--can't believe its 'diet' food!
29 Sep 12 by member: CAMB1104


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Nutrition summary:

There are 285 calories in 1 serving of Grilled Lemon Catfish.
Calorie break-down: 42% fat, 20% carbs, 38% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 119
Calories 285
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 13.2g 20%
  Saturated Fat 3.33g 17%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.702g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 5.976g  
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 88mg 4%
Potassium 545mg  
Total Carbohydrate 14.02g 5%
  Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
  Sugars 0.59g  
Protein 26.4g  
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 47%
Calcium 11% Iron 35%
of RDI*
(285 calories)
14% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (20%)
Fat (42%)
Protein (38%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories