Pecan Breaded Orange Roughy

Pecan Breaded Orange Roughy Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!



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 !!


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
15 Min


Add to Grocery List

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

How to Make Pecan Breaded Orange Roughy


  • 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Pecan Breaded Orange Roughy

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 3 Comments & Reviews

9 Catfish Recipes To Make For Dinner

9 Catfish Recipes to Make for Dinner

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

You don’t have to be in the South to enjoy a delicious catfish recipe. Check out these homemade catfish recipes any fish lover is sure to love for dinner!