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Almond Fried Ocean Perch

Recipe Details

  • Recipe Makes: 2 generous servings
  • Approximate Prep and Cook Time: 30-40 minutes
  • Suggested Pairing: This dish screams for your favorite cold craft brew!
Always cook fish to an internal temperature of 145°F.
  • 1 package of Superior Ocean Perch
  • 1 quart of fryer shorteing
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1 cup of finely ground almonds (this is best achieved by grinding to a fine meal in a blender or food processor)
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp mayo
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  1. Pre-heat shortening in deep fat fryer to 350°F degrees.
  2. Remove fish from package, pat dry ad season with salt and pepper.
  3. Whisk eggs and place in medium sized shallow bowl.
  4. Add flour and almonds together in their own medium sized shallow bowl.
  5. Once oil is heated, dredge fish in flour and shake off access.
  6. Coat evenly in the eggs and then press almond breading into fish evenly.
  7. Once oil is up to temperature, place carefully in fryer and cook until fish floats and flakes evenly (approximately 8-10 minutes).
  8. While fish is cooking, mix together mustard, mayo and lemon juice.
  9. Remove cooked fish from fryer, drain off excess oil and serve with the “mustard-naise”.

Got leftovers? Try adding any leftover ground almonds to your morning smoothie.