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Pistachio-Crusted Fried Fish

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


6 servings

This nut-crusted fish from our Test Kitchen home economists is so much better than ordinary breaded fish. Pistachios give it great color.
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  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachios
  • 1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 pounds whitefish or cod fillets
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil


  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients. Place flour and milk in separate shallow bowls. Dip fillets in flour, then in milk; coat with pistachio mixture.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; add fish. Cook until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 4-5 minutes on each side.

Nutrition Facts

4 ounces cooked fish: 325 calories, 18g fat (2g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 260mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein.

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