Crunchy little pieces of fish


Crunchy little pieces of fish
Small pieces of fish, dipped in beated egg then in breadcrumbs, and fried. Preferably serve with something with slightly acidic like herb salad, or Béarnaise sauce.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

Keywords for this recipe:FishCrispy piecesNuggetsBreadcrumb
For 12 people, you will need:
  • 1 fish fillet 900 g fish fillet
  • 2 egg 3 eggs
  • 3 breadcrumbs 9 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 4 flour 3 teaspoons flour
  • 5 salt salt
  • 6 pepper pepper
  • Total weight: 1,208 grams

Change to the quantities for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people
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PreparationCookingStart to finish
46 min.3 min.49 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Crunchy little pieces of fish : Photo of step #1
Cut 900 g fish fillet into pieces about the size of your thumb.

Salt and pepper both sides.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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In a bowl, mix 9 tablespoons breadcrumbs with 3 teaspoons flour.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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In another bowl, beat 3 eggs with a fork, until yolk and white are totally mixed.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Dip fish pieces in beaten egg, remove with a fork to drain them...

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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...and roll in breadcrumbs.

Advice: use one fork for the egg bowl, and another for the breadcrumbs bowl, otherwise you will get your fork covered with a sticky mess of egg and crumbs.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Put in the deep fryer, keeping the pieces apart.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Fry for 2 or 3 minutes...

Stage 8 - 20 min.
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...until they are nicely golden.

Drain on absorbant paper, and salt immediately.

Continue like this for all the fish pieces.
Remarks
The variety of fish does not really matter, whatever you prefere, but it should be fairly thick.

You can dip the fish twice in egg and breadcrumbs if you like a thicker, crunchier crust.

Another possibility: deep a second time in egg and then in seeds like sesame, linseed, poppyseed, etc.
Keeping
To eat right now.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,302 Kcal or 5,451 Kj185 gr99 gr19 gr
65 %71 %9 %3 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
108 Kcal or 452 Kj15 gr8 gr2 gr
5 %6 %1 %<1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
109 Kcal or 456 Kj15 gr8 gr2 gr
5 %6 %1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 12 people : 9.73 €
  • Per person : 0.81 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Fish filletFish fillet: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Firied fillet of sea bream with polenta, Erika's ceviche, Fish Mousselines, Rosemary steamed fish, Fillet of pollack cooked in two stages, ... All
BreadcrumbsBreadcrumbs: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Sesame fried scampi, Spicy mustard cauliflower cheese, Tomatoes Provençal, French toast "cordon bleu", Vegetable tian, ... All
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