Spicy Grilled Catfish

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 7 mins

Another winner from the catfish institute! Prep time includes marination.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare a grill or preheat the broiler.
  2. Mix olive oil, lime juice, wine, mustard, chili powder, pepper, cilantro and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. Transfer half of the marinade mixture to another bowl and reserve for basting catfish.
  4. Add catfish to the first bowl; marinate for 15 minutes.
  5. Drain fillets and discard marinade.
  6. Place fillets on an oiled grill rack or broiler pan rack.
  7. Grill or broil 4 inches from the heat source, basting with reserved marinade, for about 3 minutes on each side, or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.


Most Helpful

OUTSTANDING!! I dearly love catfish and this recipe is just excellent. The marinade is quite zesty. I especially liked the white wine-lime juice flavor. The smell while grilling was pretty captivating. Thanks s'kat. My family and I are very happy for having tried this.

ratherbeswimmin' August 12, 2002

This tasted wonderful & it was so easy to make! I broiled mine but can't wait until warmer weather to try it on the Weber. Thanks for a great recipe!!

4Earnhardtfans January 24, 2003

excellent recipe, i suggest using fresh ingredients as always, i hunt and fish so i am always looking for great recipes to prepare my game. again great flavor with this recipe!

bowarrows June 23, 2010

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