Pan-Seared Opakapaka with Macadamia Nut Pesto

Pan-seared Opakapaka With Macadamia Nut Pesto Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

Published in the West Hawaii Today.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 4 4-ounce
    opakapaka fillets
  • ·
    kosher salt
  • ·
    freshly ground black pepper
  • ·
    olive oil
  • 5
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 oz
    macadamia nuts
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1 c
    fresh basil leaves, washed, stems removed
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Pan-Seared Opakapaka with Macadamia Nut Pesto

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat a saute pan with a tablespoon of olive oil.
  2. Season fish fillets with kosher salt and fresh pepper; cook until golden brown, turn and put into hot oven.
  3. In a food processor or blender container, combine garlic, nuts, cheese, basil leaves and olive oil; pulse to make pesto.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Remove fillets from oven and coat with pesto.
  6. Place under broiler for 1 to 3 minutes.
  7. Serve on rice with vegetables of choice.

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About Pan-Seared Opakapaka with Macadamia Nut Pesto

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian




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