Saucy Catfish

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Saucy Catfish Saucy Catfish Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1 1/2 pounds (4 fillets) catfish
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 cup ketchup
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon yellow mustard
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
1 lemon, sliced





Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Line a 9 by 13 by 2-inch casserole dish with aluminum foil. Sprinkle the catfish with salt and arrange the fillets in the casserole dish.

Make the basting sauce by mixing the ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, butter, and onion. Pour the sauce over the bass and bake until the fish flakes easily with a fork, about 20 to 25 minutes. Baste the fish, with the sauce in the pan, every 10 minutes as it bakes. Remove the fish from the oven and using pancake turners, carefully transfer the fish to a serving platter. Garnish with lemon slices and serve.

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do you have any recipes for leftover fried or grilled catfish? would you share them please. thank you so much. Joyce

By joyce krause on November 27, 2011


I'm a little confused. It says pour the sauce over the bass. Did they mean the catfish? And what am I basting it with?

By Lydia Gants on June 03, 2011


Hello Toy, I believe this is the recipe you're looking for:

By Jonathan Able on February 09, 2011


I would love it if you could E-mail me the recipe Trisha Yearwood put ontop of the catfish yall cooked.

By Toy Blue on January 22, 2011

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