Lemon-Basil Grilled Catfish

Recipe by ratherbeswimmin
READY IN: 25mins




  • Rinse the catfish with cold water and pat dry; set aside.
  • In a shallow glass dish, add the lemon juice, vegetable oil, hot pepper sauce, salt, and basil; stir to combine; reserve 2 tablespoons of this marinade for basting.
  • Place the catfish in the marinade; turn fillets to make sure both sides are coated.
  • Cover and marinate catfish in the refrigerator for 30 minutes, turning the fish every now and then.
  • Coat the grill rack or grill basked with cooking spray or vegetable oil.
  • Heat grill to medium-hot.
  • Take fish out of marinade and discard marinade; place fish on grill.
  • Grill for 3-5 minutes on each side or until fish is not translucent and flakes easily.
  • Baste with reserved marinade while cooking; Make sure to not overcook the fish.
  • Serve hot.