Cashew Crusted Mahi Mahi With Crispy Onions

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by PaulaG

These delightful nut crusted fish fillets were developed especially for RSC Winter 2005. They brown nicely without the addition of any oil. Hope you enjoy!

Top Review by Nimz1466

This was excellent. I didn't make it exactly as posted. I didn't soak the fish in the milk. I couldn't find and Mahi Mahi so I used orange roughy and it turned out just as well I think. I also omitted the Cardamom and Coriander because I couldn't find it at the store either. Put the fish in a fish basket and grilled it about 10 minutes on low and it turned out great. Thanks Paula for another great recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the powdered milk with enough water to equal 1/2 cup
  2. Rinse fish and place in a shallow dish or pie pan, pour milk over fish
  3. Allow fish to soak in the milk for approximately 1 hour
  4. Mix the cornflake crumbs, cashews, parsley, lemon zest, salt, cardamom, coriander, paprika and cayenne pepper together in a shallow dish or plate
  5. Prepare a broiler pan by spraying with non-stick cooking spray and set aside
  6. Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  7. While oven is preheating, heat the 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a non-stick saute pan
  8. When oil is warmed, add the onion rings and saute, stirring frequently until onions are browned and crispy, approximately 15 to 20 minutes
  9. Dredge the fish in the crumb mixture, pressing down slightly to coat, turn and repeat making sure fish is covered in crumbs
  10. Place the fish fillets on the broiler pan, sprinkle with a few grinds of fresh black pepper and put in the upper third of the preheated oven
  11. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until fish is opaque throughout when tested and crust is golden brown
  12. Divide the crispy onions onto 4 individual plates, top each with a cooked fish fillet and lemon wedge

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