Polenta-crusted fish

Polenta-crusted fish


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About this recipe: This fish is baked with a polenta crust and sprinkled with crushed pecans. Simple but delicious!

Deborah Westbrook

Serves: 5 

  • 8 tablespoons polenta (cornmeal)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1kg whitefish fillets, such as mahi-mahi or cod
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 60g pecans, finely crushed
  • 5 wedges lemon, for garnish
  • 5 sprigs fresh parsley, for garnish

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 260 C / Gas 9.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the polenta, salt and pepper. Dip the fish in the polenta mixture; coating well.
  3. Place fish on a flat, greased baking tray. Pour the oil over the fish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Sprinkle with pecans towards the end of the cooking period.
  5. Garnish with lemon wedges and parsley sprigs to serve.

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