Almond-Crusted Fish


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Almond-Crusted Fish
Author: Adapted from [url href="" target="_blank"]Running to the Kitchen[/url]
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Serves: 2
  • 2 filets of cod, tilapia, or any other firm white fish you like (~6 oz. each)
  • 1/2 c. almond meal
  • 1/4 c. Dijon mustard
  • 1 t. smoked paprika
  • 1 t. garlic powder
  • 1 t. onion powder
  • 1 T. coconut oil for pan-frying
  • Kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • Fresh chopped parsley and lemon for garnish
  1. Place almond meal in a shallow dish. Add paprika, garlic & onion powder and mix together.
  2. Season the fish filets generously with salt & pepper.
  3. Spread mustard on both sides of the filets and then transfer to the almond mixture. Coat both sides.
  4. Heat the coconut oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  5. Once hot, place the filets in the skillet and cook for about 3 minutes per side or until the fish is cooked through. Exterior should be browned and crispy but not burnt.
  6. Serve immediately, garnished with parsley or lemon.