Grilled Asian-Style Catfish

Grilled catfish recipe
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  • 28 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 13 mins
  • Yield: Serves 2 to 4
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This is a delicious grilled catfish recipe that calls for an East Asian-inspired marinade. Aromatic and delicious, these fillets are best served with rice or grilled vegetables.

What You'll Need

  • 2 to 4 catfish fillets
  • For the Marinade:
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL)​ sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) black pepper

How to Make It

1. Place catfish fillets in a resealable plastic bag. Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl and pour over fish. Seal bag and place in refrigerator for 1 to 8 hours.

2. Preheat grill for medium high heat. Remove fish from bag and discard marinade. Place fillets on grill and cook for 12 to 13 minutes, turning once. Once fish flakes easily with fork, remove from heat and serve.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 308
Total Fat 25 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Unsaturated Fat 16 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 990 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 5 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)