Recipe: Crunchy Cashew Fish

by Suz on June 18, 2013 · 7 comments

in Cooking, Paleo, Recipe

Quick, comforting, and bursting with flavour, this recipe works great with any white fish and makes a fail safe dinner for the whole family.

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Cashew Fish Ingredients:

  • 400g sustainable wild white fish, cut into palm sized pieces
  • 2 tsp coriander
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp black peppercorns
  • 2 tsp black mustard seed
  • 3 tbsp cashew nut flour
  • A pinch cayenne pepper
  • A handful of crushed cashews
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • Olive oil
  • A handful of fresh coriander

Cashew Fish How To:

1)     In a mortar and pestle, grind down the black peppercorns and mustard seed. Transfer to a bowl with the cumin, coriander and cayenne, then add the cashew flour.

2)     Heat a pan to a high heat, then dry fry the crushed cashews until golden. Set aside. Add a little of the oil, then sauté the onions for around 5 minutes. Set aside with the cashews.

3)     Add the rest of the oil to the pan. Toss the fish in the cashew and spice mix, then fry for 2 – 3 minutes each side, until lovely and crisp.

4)     Return the onions and cashews to the pan. Season, and finish with the fresh coriander.

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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Gaby June 18, 2013 at 10:11 am

Sounds delicious, will give it a go soon.


Jenni June 18, 2013 at 8:33 pm

You certainly come up with some different ideas, shows up my boring ones.
This is something I am going to prepare the day before, I love when I do that.
Ready to cook when I return from work, tired & hungry.


Jenni June 18, 2013 at 8:36 pm

Easier still (just thought) I could cook the day before and have cold with a salad.


Suz June 19, 2013 at 2:38 pm

Great idea Jenni!


Kat @ Where the Sidewalk Ends June 19, 2013 at 1:37 pm

This sounds too crazy delicious. I can’t wait to try it. Do you think almond flour would work as well?


Suz June 19, 2013 at 2:37 pm

I would imagine it would work well Kat, let me know how it goes!


Cashews August 21, 2013 at 7:04 pm

I felt very greedy after seeing this crunchy cashew recipe. I want to try this recipe for coming party. Love It Yummy!.


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