Catfish & Lemon-Dill Sauce

Smoked paprika adds flavor and color to the oven-roasted potatoes as well as the baked catfish fillets.

Catfish & Lemon-Dill Sauce
Servings: 4 Prep 10 mins Roast 400°F 30 mins


Lemon-dill Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Potatoes and fish:
  • 3/4 pound small red potatoes, cut in half
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 4 catfish fillets (about 5 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 sprigs fresh dill
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • Steamed green beans, optional

Make It

1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

Lemon-dill sauce:

2. In a bowl, stir mayonnaise, lemon juice, dill, salt and pepper. Cover; refrigerate.

Potatoes and fish:

3. Coat a baking sheet with nonstick spray. In a medium-size bowl, toss potatoes with the olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt, 1/8 teaspoon of the pepper and 1/8 teaspoon of the smoked paprika. Place on the prepared baking sheet; roast at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes.

4. Coat a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick spray. Place fish in the dish skinned-side up; drizzle with lemon juice. Season with the remaining salt and pepper. Fold fillets in half; sprinkle with remaining paprika; top with lemon slices.

5. After potatoes have baked 10 minutes, add fish. Cook 20 more minutes or until potatoes are tender and fish flakes easily. Serve with lemon-dill sauce and beans.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 357, Fat, total (g): 14, chol. (mg): 107, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 19, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 36, sodium (mg): 830, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.