Pecan Breaded Orange Roughy Recipe

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Pecan Breaded Orange Roughy

CONNIE BOLDA

By
@DuplinLady

This has been a favorite of mine for years and began when I lived in Salt Lake City, Ut. After I moved back home to NC 11 years ago, I found that orange roughy was not as easily found here as in Utah. Any good firm white fish will do such as Tilapia. Enjoy !!


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Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

3 large
orange roughy filets (cut in half lengthways)
2 c
plain bread crumbs
1 c
crushed pecans
1 c
cornmeal
2 large
well beaten eggs
2 pinch
blackened fish or cajun seasoning
oil for frying - i use peanut or canola

Step-By-Step

1Pat fish dry with paper towels. Sprinkle seasoning on both sides and rub into flesh.

2Pour enough oil for a depth of 1/2 inch into a heavy skillet. Heat the oil to medium high.

3In a bowl, combine crumbs, pecans and cornmeal; mix well.

4Dip the fish in egg on both sides. Then dip the fish into crumb mixture to completely coat on both sides.

5Fry in oil until browned on both sides. Fish should be flaky on inside. Serve hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy