East Texas Catfish

  • Yield: 4 servings


4tablespoons butter
2teaspoons paprika
1/2teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4teaspoon black pepper
1tablespoon fresh thyme, minced
1tablespoon fresh oregano, minced
1/2teaspoon salt
4-- fresh catfish fillets


  1. Heat broiler.  Melt butter and combine with spices, herbs and salt.  Coat fillets with mixture.  Broil until opaque throughout, about 6 minutes per side. 

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Tyler’s And Roses for the Table (The Junior League of Tyler, Texas  1997).