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Basil Marinated Catfish with Pickled Peaches Recipe

Serves 4


  • 4 center cut catfish steaks, 2-inch thick
  • Basil Marinade:
  • 1 tbsp paprika, hungarian
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp celery salt
  • 1/2 tsp sage, ground
  • 1/2 tsp mustard
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle powder
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • Pickled Peaches:
  • 4 whole peaches, ripe but firm, peeled and seeded
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup bourbon
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 chipotle peppers
  • 1 tbsp basil chiffonade


1. To make basil marinade, mix all ingredients and reserve in the refrigerator, covered tightly.
2. To make pickled peaches, combine all ingredients and boil for 4 minutes. Remove from heat and refrigerate overnight.
3. Rub catfish with basil marinade and let stand for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
4. While the catfish is still very cold, grill for 5 minutes on each side.
5. Slice peaches and place on top of catfish and drizzle some of the pickling juice over the top.


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Main Ingredient:Seafood / Fish / Catfish
Fruit / Peach
Course:Main Dish
Preparation Method:Baking

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