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Crispy Catfish Recipe

Crispy Catfish Recipe

"Grilling is my family's favorite way to fix meals," writes Rhonda Dietz from Garden City Kansas. "Because my husband savors well-prepared meals, this recipe quickly became one of his most requested."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup finely crushed saltines (about 22 crackers)
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 4 catfish fillets (about 8 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow dish, combine the first four ingredients. Pat fillets dry; dip in butter, then coat with crumb mixture.
  • 2. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill fillets, covered, over medium-hot heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.