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Skillet-Grilled Catfish

 Skillet-Grilled Catfish
"You can use this recipe with any thick fish fillet, but I suggest catfish or haddock," notes Traci K Wynne, Denver, Pennsylvania. "The Cajun flavor is great!"
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 catfish fillets (6 to 8 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup butter

Directions

  • In a large resealable bag, combine the first nine ingredients. Add
  • catfish, one fillet at a time, and shake to coat.
  • Place a large cast-iron skillet on a grill rack over medium-hot heat.
  • Melt butter in the skillet; add catfish. Grill, covered, for 5-10
  • minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield:
  • 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (6 ounces) equals 222 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 366 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.

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Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.