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Cilantro Lime Catfish

Rated as 4.28 out of 5 Stars
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"I was looking for a recipe for Mexican catfish and wasn't able to find exactly what I wanted, so I made my own version. I wasn't sure what it would end up like, but it tasted great."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 272
Original recipe yields 5 servings

Directions

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  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir cilantro and garlic into the melted butter; cook about 1 minute.
  2. Season catfish fillets with salt and black pepper; lay gently into the butter mixture. Place a cover on the skillet. Cook fillets 10 minutes, turn, and continue cooking until the fish flakes easily with a fork and is lightly browned, about 10 minutes more. Squeeze lemon juice and lime juice over the fillets to serve.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 272 calories; 19.7 1.7 21.8 89 133 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I made this with a few changes...I marinaded the catfish in the lime juice about 15 minutes. I baked it in 350* for 25 minutes. I followed everything else. GOOOOOD! fast and easy.

Most helpful critical review

Made this with tilapia. Easy to make, decent flavor.

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I made this with a few changes...I marinaded the catfish in the lime juice about 15 minutes. I baked it in 350* for 25 minutes. I followed everything else. GOOOOOD! fast and easy.

Oh MY GOSH!! I just finished it! It was incredible! I used 1/2 butter and 1/2 olive oil. I did it on the stove top. I made homemade guacamole, made some black beans and warm corn tortillas. ...

This was great! I bought some catfish with the intention of making another dish on this website bit just didn't feel like making it anymore. I had to cook the catfish so it wouldn't go bad and w...

Thanks Cyndi! I was looking for a way to oven bake 1 portion (1/2 pound) of a Turbot Filet; a mild white fish. This was perfect & went GREAT w/ the Zesty Quinoa from this site (though I used cou...

Very quick and easy, and delicious!!!! My both kids enjoyed it, and I will definitely make it again. Yummmm!

I made this dish last night. It was easy, quick and came out great! I drizzled some of the cilanto butter left over in the pan on the fish as well. 2 out of 3 of my kids liked it :) (haha)

Made this with tilapia. Easy to make, decent flavor.

I love the simplicity of this recipe and not breading. Easy and quick and boys loved it!

This recipe taught me why catfish is to be served breaded and fried. I like cilantro and I like catfish and I like lime. I did not like this recipe. Maybe with a different fish, I don't know.