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Lime Broiled Catfish Recipe

Lime Broiled Catfish Recipe

To serve a reduced-calorie dish that is ready in about 15 minutes. I came up with this fast simple recipe. I think the lime juice adds a different fresh flavor to the mild taste of the fish. —Nick Nicholson, Clarksdale, Mississippi
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 catfish fillets (6 ounces each)
  • Lime slices or wedges, optional
  • Fresh parsley, optional


  • 1. Melt butter in a small saucepan. Stir in the lime juice, salt if desired, pepper and garlic powder. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  • 2. Place fillets in a shallow baking pan. Brush each fillet generously with lime-butter sauce. Broil for 5-8 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • 3. Remove to a warm serving dish; spoon pan juices over each fillet. Garnish with lime slices and parsley if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (prepared with margarine and without added salt) equals 4 lean meat, 1 fat; also, 254 calories, 156 mg sodium, 98 mg cholesterol, 2 gm carbohydrate, 31 gm protein, 14 gm fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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