Piccatas are a classic part of Italian cuisine and include a refreshing sauce of lemon juice, butter, and fresh parsley.
- 1 9 to 12 oz. skinless catfish fillet, cut into 2 serving pieces
- 1/16 tsp salt
- 1/16 tsp pepper
- 1 Tbs flour
- 1 Tbs butter or margarine
- 2 Tbs lemon juice
- 2 Tbs minced parsley
- 4 thin slices lemon for garnish
- Pat catfish dry. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Dredge in flour, shaking off excess. Measure thickness of fish at thickest part to estimate cooking time; allow 10 minutes per inch of thickness.
- Heat butter in a nonstick skillet over moderate heat until it bubbles. Add fish and cook for 3 minutes. Turn fish and continue cooking until fish flakes when tested with a fork.
- Remove to warm plates. Add lemon juice and parsley to pan; cook 30 seconds, stirring to loosen contents in the pan. Pour over hot fish. Garnish with lemon slices.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute
Calories from Fat 997 (53%)
(165%)Total Fat 107g
(137%)Saturated Fat 27g
Polyunsaturated Fat 21g
Monounsaturated Fat 50g
Total Carbohydrate 6g
(4%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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