Easy Marinated Catfish Recipe

For a fast meal, this marinated catfish recipe is a good choice. After a few minutes in the marinade, the catfish fillets are grilled and ready to serve in 30 minutes.

This recipe is done if five simple steps.

  1. Light the grill
  2. Make the catfish marinade
  3. Marinate the catfish
  4. Grill the catfish
  5. Serve the catfish

Marinated Catfish Ingredients and Instructions

This recipe makes enough marinade for 3 pounds of fillets. Light your gas grill, set for medium high heat, and come back to this recipe.


  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

Combine all but the oil. Gradually whisk in the oil until the mixture is emulslified.

Pour this marinade over the catfish, laying single layer in a baking dish. Marinate at room temperature for 5 minutes, then turn the fillets over and marinate for another 5 minutes. Take them out to the grill.

Remove the marinating catfish from the dish and place onto your grill, over direct heat. Cook for 3 minutes on the first side, flip over, and grill for another 3 to 5 minutes, until the flesh flakes easily. Serve your grilled catfish immediately, with a wedge of lemon.