Catfish with Lemon/Butter Sauce

I created this recipe for a catfish cooking contest by modifying a recipe for shrimp and spaghetti, which I also developed. —Rita Futral, Ocean Spring, Mississippi

Directions In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Cook mushrooms and garlic, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add broth or wine, lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper; cook...

  • Yield: 6-8 servings
  • Cooking time: 15 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
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  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds catfish fillets, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 16 ounces spaghetti, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Lemon slices or wedges, optional
  • Additional parsley, optional

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