Pecan Butter Catfish

Debbie Quimby


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.


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  • 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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About Pecan Butter Catfish

Course/Dish: Fish, Other Sauces
Hashtags: #butter, #pecans, #catfish

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