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Spicy Grilled Catfish Filets

Spicy Grilled Catfish Filets

These Spicy Grilled Catfish Filets are loved by family in spite of the fact that they are not big fish eaters@

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Spicy Grilled Catfish Filets
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Marinating Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 23 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 24 ounces catfish fillets or 24 ounces other mild fish
  • 1 ⁄4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 ⁄4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger finely chopped or 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 6 garlic cloves finely chopped, about 1 Tbsp
  • 3 green onions chopped, green and white parts
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 ⁄2 teaspoon cayenne pepper adjust to taste

Garnish

  • lemon wedge optional
  • parsley chopped (optional)

Instructions

Directions

  1. Combine lemon juice, soy sauce, vegetable oil, ginger, garlic, green onions, minced onion, paprika and cayenne pepper and stir to mix well.
  2. Place fish in a zipper seal bag and pour liquid mixture over it. Seal and marinate in the refrigerate for about 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Oil grill grate or fish basket really well and preheat grill to medium high. Grill fish for 4 minutes on each side. Flip the fish only once and brush with reserved marinade when flipped.

Recipe Notes

NOTE: Fish is completely cooked when the color turns from translucent to opaque (white) or has reached a 150 degree F internal temperature. Resist the temptation to over-cook fish until it "flakes," which indicates the fish is becoming dry.