Catfish Almondine

Catfish Almondine

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 4 U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish fillets
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 lemons, zested and juiced
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt 2 tablespoons butter.
  2. Season catfish fillets with salt and black pepper. Place fillets serving side down and cook for 4 minutes or until nicely browned.
  3. Turn fillets; cook for 4 more minutes or until done. Remove from skillet, and set aside.
  4. Add remaining butter to skillet.
  5. Add almonds, lemon zest and lemon juice. Cook for 1 minute or until almonds begin to brown.
  6. Place catfish on plate and top with almondine sauce. Garnish with fresh parsley.

Notes

Recipe and photo used with permission from: The Catfish Institute