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Zippy Broiled Catfish

Yield 6 servings


  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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

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