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pecan butter catfish

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Debbie Quimby
Vicksburg, MS

Catfish is a staple of Southern diet and joy to a Southerner's taste buds. This is a little fancier than fried catfish but very tasty.

(2 ratings)

Ingredients For pecan butter catfish

  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper
  • 1 tsp
    lemon rind, grated
  • 2 lb
    catfish filets, 4-5 oz each
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, finely chopped

How To Make pecan butter catfish

  • 1
    Mix the flour, salt, red pepper and lemon rind together.
  • 2
    Roll catfish filets in mixture and coat well on both sides.
  • 3
    In a skillet, over medium heat, melt 1/4 cup butter and cook the catfish until lightly brown on each side.
  • 4
    Spray 8x12 inch casserole dish with cooking spray and place filets in dish.
  • 5
    Mix 1/4 cup melted butter, lemon juice, and worcestershire sauce together. Spread over the filets. Sprinkle pecans on top.
  • 6
    Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

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