Ready in 45 minutes
Quick, easy and tasty cookout favourite.
"This was fantastic! For my husband catfish is 'fried catfish'. I saw this recipe for grilled catfish and decided to give it a try. I'm glad I did. We all loved it! Even my husband. The catfish was light, flaky and really well flavored. Next time I may add a little cayenne or maybe some crushed red pepper to add just a little zing. "- TwylaCooks
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Top-ranked recipe named "Lemon Grilled Catfish"
Prepare the relish first and set it aside while you prepare the fish. Combine all relish ingredients in a small bowl and stir occasionally.
Prepare the grill. Rinse fish; pat dry with paper towels. Combine lemon juice, butter and garlic in a bowl; mix well. Coat both sides of filets lightly with some of the butter mixture; sprinkle with lemon pepper.
Place fish in a greased grill basket, tucking under any thin edges. Or, grill fish directly on the greased rack of the grill.
For a charcoal grill, place grill basket or fish on the rack of an uncovered grill 4 to 6 inches above a solid bed of hot coals (you can hold your hand at grill level only 2 to 3 seconds) and grill until fish is barely opaque and flakes easily when tested with a fork (allow 4 to 6 minutes per 1/2-inch thickness of fish), turning basket once halfway through grilling, basting with remaining butter mixture.
For a gas grill, preheat grill on high for 10 to 15 minutes. Reduce heat to medium. Place grill basket on grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as above.
Serve with lemon-parsley relish, grilled potatoes (or hot cooked rice) and veggie kabob. Also, makes a nice sandwich.
This recipe can be easily adapted for an indoor grill such as the George Forman grill.
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june1234 5 months agoFirst time making catfish, was very good!
sallythig 8 months agovery good. i had this with squash casserole.
cklatt21 9 months agoI generously sprinkled the lemon pepper and put it on foil on the grill instead of a basket. Came out SO delicious. I didn't even put the relish with it and my friend ate half of it!!
DaddyBlues 1 year agoDeep fried is my staple but this version is great stuff. It is simple and very tasty – kind a hard to go wrong!
theresaluu 1 year agoAnother great dinner was made! I've now tried 3 of your recipes and can't wait to try the pork chops next! And I am definitely a newbie in the kitchen!!
jflora 2 years agoCan I use fresh parsley in place of the dried or would it be too 'green' tasting?
CatrinaTX 2 years agoToo much butter but other than that very good!
TwylaCooks 2 years agoThis was fantastic! For my husband catfish is 'fried catfish'. I saw this recipe for grilled catfish and decided to give it a try. I'm glad I did. We all loved it! Even my husband. The catfish was light, flaky and really well flavored. Next time I may add a little cayenne or maybe some crushed red pepper to add just a little zing.
vickilon 3 years agoI don't usually like catfish but my husband does. We both loved this. Very easy and tasty. I used broiler in my oven.
soureel 3 years agoA little mild for my tastes, but that's where the relish comes in. The combo makes it a great recipe!
LesleyH1015 3 years agoWe made this last night per instructions but didn't measure the lemon pepper. Wow it was amazing and it reminded me of eating out at a nice restaurant. Don't skip the relish, the texture seemed kind of wierd at first, but sooo worth it!
elusivebutterfly67 4 years agoThe picture is what makes me want to try this dish Appears mouth watering.
sgrishka 6 years agoThis recipe can be easily adapted for an indoor grill such as the George Forman grill. [I posted this recipe.]