Copycat Cracker Barrel Spicy Grilled Catfish Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Modified: February 22, 2022

Sometimes, it is a challenge to love catfish. However, we believe that it only depends on the dish. For instance, people absolutely love Cracker Barrel’s spicy grilled catfish for its flavor and its kick. Now, you can try this grilled catfish recipe at home.

In this recipe, we’ll show you how you can recreate this dish inspired by Cracker Barrel in your own kitchen. Don’t worry, this grilled catfish recipe is easy: just follow these simple steps and you’ll have this absolutely delicious dish in no time.

Serve this to your friends and family and we guarantee that even the pickiest eater will change their minds with this catfish dish. Want more catfish recipe? Check out this buffalo-style catfish strips.


Copycat Cracker Barrel Spicy Grilled Catfish Recipe

How To Make Copycat Cracker Barrel Spicy Grilled Catfish

This dish is soft, has a creamy texture, and absolutely spicy. It will kick your dining up a notch.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 30 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1 lb catfish fillets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice, or lime juice
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 tbsp dry mustard
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • ½ tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat your grill or broiler.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients except for the catfish itself.

  3. Pour the marinade onto the fish fillets & set aside to marinate, at least 15 minutes.

  4. Arrange the catfish fillets neatly on top of a slotted tray. This will drain the fillets

  5. Grill your fillets for about 3 minutes on both sides until fully cooked. Ensure that the grill is properly greased before grilling.

  6. Baste with reserved marinade while grilling.

  7. Serve with your choice of vegetables.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 2g
  • :
  • Calcium: 96mg
  • Calories: 297kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 11g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg
  • Fat: 15g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 851mg
  • Protein: 22g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 427mg
  • Vitamin A: 4257IU
  • Vitamin C: 14mg
Nutrition Disclaimer

Frequently Asked Questions

How Will I Know If My Catfish is Done Grilling?

The fastest way to see whether or not the catfish is done grilling is to use an instant-read thermometer. Usually, when the temperatures reach 145 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s already good to go.

 

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Conclusion

It's high time we change our minds about catfish! It's flavorful and full of protein and you can enjoy it through this recipe. Enjoy the smoky flavor of this spicy grilled catfish dish inspired by Cracker Barrel and we guarantee that you'll never look at catfish in the same way again.
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