Grilled Catfish Garden Salad

Recipe Description

A Catfish recipe.


  • 1 pound U.S. farm-raised catfish fillets
  • 1 medium red onion, halved lengthwise
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, halved lengthwise, seeds and membrane removed
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, halved lengthwise, seeds and membrane removed
  • 10 asparagus stalks
  • ½ large (or 1 medium) eggplant, top removed, sliced lengthwise into 1-inch strips
  • 1 medium zucchini, top removed, halved lengthwise
  • 1 ear corn, husk and silk removed
  • 1 bag pre-cut lettuce
  • === Balsamic-garlic marinade/dressing ===
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 and ½ tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon course ground black pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced


    === Balsamic-garlic marinade/dressing ===
  1. Combine marinade/dressing ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid.
  2. Screw the lid on tightly and shake to blend.
  3. ==
  4. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  5. In quart-sized resealable bag, marinate catfish fillets in one-fourth of the marinade/dressing; shake vigorously and marinate in refrigerator for at least 15 minutes.
  6. Split vegetables (except lettuce) between two separate gallon-sized resealable bags, add one-fourth of the marinade/dressing to each bag.
  7. Shake vigorously to coat and marinate in refrigerator for at least 15 minutes.
  8. When ready to grill, oil grill, then place catfish fillets and vegetables on the grill.
  9. Discard leftover marinade from catfish bag, but reserve excess marinade from vegetable bags.
  10. The catfish fillets should cook about 10 minutes per inch of thickness, turning once during grilling.
  11. The fillets are done when they are opaque and they begin to flake when tested with a fork.
  12. asparagus and peppers should cook for about 2 to 3 minutes per side; remaining vegetables should cook for about 4 to 6 minutes per side; all vegetables should be turned once during grilling.
  13. After removing catfish fillets and vegetables from grill, allow to cool for at least 5 minutes.
  14. Place lettuce in a large salad bowl.
  15. Dice grilled vegetables and fillets into bite-sized pieces (approximately ½ inch squares) and add to lettuce.
  16. Top salad with remaining one-fourth of marinade/dressing and reserved marinade/dressing from vegetable bags.
This article uses material from the "Grilled Catfish Garden Salad" article on the Recipes wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License