Zippy Broiled Catfish

Oxmoor House
6 servings


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6 dressed catfish (about 4 pounds)
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 (8-ounce) bottle commercial Italian dressing
Lemon wedges
Fresh parsley sprigs


Rinse fish thoroughly; pat dry. Brush inside of fish with lemon juice. Sprinkle salt and pepper over fish; dredge in flour. Shake off excess flour.

Place fish on well-greased rack of a shallow broiling pan. Baste fish with half of salad dressing. Broil 4 inches from heating element 6 minutes. Remove from heat; using a spatula, carefully turn fish. Baste with remaining salad dressing. Continue broiling an additional 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Transfer to a warm serving platter. Garnish with lemon wedges and parsley. Serve immediately.

Created date

February 2010