Broiled Catfish with Lemon Wine Sauce

Broiled Catfish


  • 4 U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish Fillets
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil
  • 4 lemon slices for garnish
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Combine Worcestershire sauce, lemon zest, wine and lemon juice in a skillet. Bring to a boil and reduce liquid to 1/4 cup.
  2. Add butter, stirring constantly until slightly thickened. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Place fish in baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Broil fish for 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from broiler; garnish with lemon slices and pour sauce over fish. Broil for another minute or until sauce bubbles and fish begins to flake.
  5. Garnish with parsley. Remove from pan and serve.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: The Catfish Institute