Peanut-Breaded-FishServes: Makes 4 servings
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

With the perfect blend of crispy and tender, this tasty peanut covered fish dish will leave you wanting more!


4 fish fillets

juice of 2 lemons

2 tsp (10 mL) curry powder

2 cups (500 mL) peanuts, coarsely chopped

salt and pepper

1 cup (250 mL) panko or breadcrumbs

1 cup (250 mL) flour

cooking oil


Place fish fillets in a bowl and soak with lemon juice; season with salt, pepper and curry; let stand for about 15 minutes.

In a bowl, toss chopped peanuts with breadcrumbs, mixing well.

After 15 minutes, sprinkle fillets with flour, soak them in whisked eggs, and pat them over peanut mixture until firmly covered.

Heat plenty of oil (you can also use oil spray); fry fillets on both sides until golden; place them on a baking sheet and bake until golden brown.


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    The peanut is also called the earthnut, groundnut and goober pea.
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    The peanut contains more protein than any other nut.
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    Peanut butter was invented around 1890 as a health food for the undernourished.

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