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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

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 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

Directions

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

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 254 calories, 14g fat (0 saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 156mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fat.

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Kimlindsay72
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2015

"So good! Finally something as tasty as frying catfish but healthy. I use olive oil in place of the butter and it's still delicious! Thanks for the recipe."

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TessaMB
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2012

"quick, easy and used items I had on hand. Great last minute supper when you only have a few minutes to get it to the table! And great tasting too. I used tilapia."

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TessaMB
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2012

"quick, easy, and has ingredients that most cooks have readily on hand. I used tilapia and had delicious results"

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SymCan
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2009

"quick and easy. Works well with other fish too. (I used grouper)"

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