Pecan Breaded Orange Roughy

Pecan Breaded Orange Roughy

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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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10 Min
15 Min


  • 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


  1. Pat fish dry with paper towels. Sprinkle seasoning on both sides and rub into flesh.
  2. Pour enough oil for a depth of 1/2 inch into a heavy skillet. Heat the oil to medium high.
  3. In a bowl, combine crumbs, pecans and cornmeal; mix well.
  4. Dip the fish in egg on both sides. Then dip the fish into crumb mixture to completely coat on both sides.
  5. Fry in oil until browned on both sides. Fish should be flaky on inside. Serve hot.

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About Pecan Breaded Orange Roughy

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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