Fried Fish Nuggets Recipe

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Fried Fish Nuggets Recipe
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Fried Fish Nuggets Recipe

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"My family always requests these cheesy fish bites during our annual fishing trip in Canada," reports Lynn Negaard of Litchfield, Minnesota. You can use most any leftover fish with tasty results.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups flaked cooked fish
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Tartar sauce, optional

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Stir in the fish. Roll into 1-in. balls.
In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry fish nuggets, a few at a time, until golden brown on both sides; drain on paper towels. Serve with tartar sauce if desired. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Fried Fish Nuggets in Quick Cooking May/June 1999, p42

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups flaked cooked fish
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Tartar sauce, optional
  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Stir in the fish. Roll into 1-in. balls.
  2. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry fish nuggets, a few at a time, until golden brown on both sides; drain on paper towels. Serve with tartar sauce if desired. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Fried Fish Nuggets in Quick Cooking May/June 1999, p42

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geysergazer User ID: 1895909 56960
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2009

"My kids and the stayover guests all enjoyed these immensely."

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