Coconut Breaded Cod

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Julesong

This is a great summer treat, served with margaritas and bacon-wrapped prawns. Yum!

Top Review by MadCatKim

Fabulous fish! I double-dipped in the coconut but one dip would be just fine. I actually used sweetened coconut because that was all I had and it was superb. Very eggnog-y type flavor. Served with pineapple rings baked in same oven covered in honey and sprinkled with cinnamon. PS - there's a pretty good zip (spicy heat) to the fish. People who don't enjoy a little heat in their food may want to tone done the spices. Otherwise, go for it!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Rinse off cod fillets well under cool water.
  3. Sprinkle well with lime juice and set aside.
  4. Mix together bread crumbs, salt, mace, and cayenne.
  5. Pour into a shallow dish suitable for dredging.
  6. Beat together eggs and water.
  7. Put coconut in a shallow dish suitable for dredging.
  8. Melt butter and pour into bottom of a baking dish.
  9. (Or spray baking dish with cooking spray.) Dredge each piece of limejuice-covered fish in the crumb mixture.
  10. Then dip in egg.
  11. Dredge in coconut.
  12. (You may repeat the egg/coconut step if you like a thicker coating.) Lay thoroughly-coated pieces of fish in baking pan.
  13. Bake for about 25-30 minutes or until fish flakes easily.
  14. Serve with good tartar sauce.
  15. Also good served along with baked bacon-wrapped shrimp.

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