submitted by: Pat Waite
Ingredients:6 catfish fillets (4 to 6 oz. Each)
1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/4 tsp. Ground Black Pepper
3 Tbs. Vegetable oil
3 Tbs. Butter
1/4 cup Slivered Almonds
1 tsp. Grated Lemon Zest (From Outer Skin)
2 tsp Fresh Lemon Juice
For a Garnish use Parsley sprigs and Lemon slices.
Prepare:Mix flour with salt and pepper. Cover fillets with seasoned flour and let set for a while. Now Heat the oil in a heavy skillet over med/high heat. When oil is very hot, slip the fillets into the skillet and cook 3-4 min on each side or until easily flaked with fork. Place on serving plate and keep warm. Empty oil, Wipe skillet clean with paper towel and return to heat. Melt butter in skillet and add the Almonds and cook until light brown. Add zest and lemon juice and stir for 15-20 seconds. Pour over fillets and garnish with parsley and lemon slices. Serves six adults.