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Pistachio-Crusted Fish Fillets Recipe

Pistachio-Crusted Fish Fillets Recipe

What a fresh, fun, absolutely delicious way to fix orange roughy in a hurry! Our taste panel relished the nutty crunch of the pistachio and parsley crust. A great way to bring more fish—and omega 3s—to the family table. Marie Stupin - Roanoke, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white, beaten
  • 1/2 cup pistachios, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 orange roughy fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 4 teaspoons butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. Place egg white in a shallow bowl. Combine the pistachios, bread crumbs, parsley, pepper and salt in another shallow bowl. Dip fillets in egg white, then pistachio mixture.
  • 2. Place fish on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Drizzle with butter. Bake at 450° for 8-10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 295 calories, 13 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 112 mg cholesterol, 444 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.