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Catfish In Miushroom Cream Sauce

Yield 4 to 6 servings


  • 8 catfish fillets (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 2 medium carrots, scraped, thinly sliced, and parboiled
  • 1/4 cup grated onion
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • Mushroom Cream Sauce
  • Lemon slices
  • Fresh parsley sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Rinse fish thoroughly in cold water; pat dry.

  2. Place fish in a greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish; add water to cover. Add next 8 ingredients, and dot with 1/4 cup butter.

  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

  4. Drain fish and vegetables; reserve pan liquid for Mushroom Cream Sauce. Remove and discard bay leaf.

  5. Prepare Mushroom Cream Sauce, and pour over fish and vegetables in baking dish; broil 4 inches from heating element 5 minutes or until lightly browned on top. Garnish with lemon slices and fresh parsley sprigs. Serve immediately.

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