Walnut crusted fish nuggets have a crisp and nutty taste that will definitely please the tastebuds. It is a great appetizer or a main dish if paired with salad or rice.
1 cup toasted walnuts
Zest from 2 lemons
1 teaspoon dried sage
500g fish fillet cut into 1 inch cubes
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 egg, lightly beaten
Salt and pepper to taste
Oil for frying
Place the walnuts in a food processor or blender. Process it or a minute or until it becomes fine. Transfer it to a medium sized bowl and add the lemon zest. Mix well and set aside.
Season the fish with salt and pepper. Dredge the fish cubes in flour. Get a piece and dip it in the beaten egg. Coat it in the lemon and walnut mixture. Put it on a tray. Repeat the process for the remaining fish.
Heat the oil in a deep fryer or frying pan. Fry the coated fish cubes in batches for 2-4 minutes or until they are golden brown. Transfer the cooked fish to a plate lined with paper towels or a colander to drain the excess oil. Place them on a platter and serve with garlic mayonnaise or honey mustard sauce. Serve immediately.
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