You are here: Home » Recipes » East Texas Catfish East Texas Catfish Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 4 servings A simple and flavorful broiled catfish. PrintEmail Ingredients 4 tablespoons butter2 teaspoons paprika1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/4 teaspoon black pepper1 tablespoon fresh thyme, minced1 tablespoon fresh oregano, minced1/2 teaspoon salt4 -- fresh catfish fillets Instructions 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).