Pan Fried Sesame-Walnut-Crusted Orange Roughy



The mild flavor of the Orange Roughy is complemented by the sesame-walnut crust and the sweet-citrus sauce.

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Prep/Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 4 Servings

Alternative fish: Flounder, sea bass, red snapper, sole.

Ingredients:

  • 4 orange roughy fillets 
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 3 Tbsp. whole weat seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbs. sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice

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Directions:

Season well orange roughy fillets on both sides with salt and pepper. Place the beaten egg in shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the walnuts, bread crumbs, sesame seeds and dill. Dip fish in the egg, then walnut mixture.

In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat the oil. When hot, add as many fillets as will fit without crowding. Sauté for 2-3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork, add more oil, if needed. Transfer the fillets to warm serving plate.

In a small bowl, mix together the honey, grapefruit juice and soy sauce. Pour the mixture over the fish. Garnish with herbs and serve.


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3 comments:

Medeja said...
February 18, 2013 at 5:08 PM  

Great idea for light dinner! I am sure walnuts and sesame seeds made a delicious crust..

Nami | Just One Cookbook said...
February 19, 2013 at 2:12 AM  

We eat fish quite a bit and I always enjoy being inspired by new dishes. I've never had walnut and sesame seed breading, and I'm curious to give this a try!

Marina said...
February 19, 2013 at 7:43 PM  

I love fish! I had fish all last week while in Seattle! we are back to meat country, so I can only look now at your beautiful creation... :)

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