Macadamia-crusted tilapia or trout
August 18, 2009
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 c. flour
1-3/4 c. macadamia nuts, finely chopped
4 fish fillets
1 Tbsp. butter, melted
In a shallow bowl, whisk eggs and cayenne pepper.
Place the flour and macadamia nuts in separate shallow bowls.
Coat the fillets with flour, then dip in the egg mixture and coat with nuts.
Place the fish on a greased baking sheet and drizzle with butter.
Bake at 375 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
Serve with pineapple salsa.
1 c. cubed fresh pineapple
1/4 c. sweet red pepper, chopped
3 Tbsp. thinly sliced green onions
2 Tbsp. sugar
1 Jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
1 Tbsp. lime juice
1/2 tsp. minced fresh ginger root
2 Tbsp. minced fresh cilantro
In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients and put in the refrigerator to allow the flavors to meld.
Makes 1-1/2 cups salsa
Capt. Dick May is the owner of Easy Rider Charters in Bokeelia. Capt. Dick’s Seafood and More Recipes is available for $8.50 plus $1.90 for postage by calling the number above or mailing to 7989 Judge Bean Road, Bokeelia, FL 33922. Make checks payable to Dick May.