Mahi Mahi Encrusted With Mac Nuts and Parmesan Cheese

READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 4 pieces




  • You'll need 3 plates or shallow pans. In the first, place the flour, salt and pepper, mixed thoroughly. In the second, place your egg, lightly beaten; and in the third place your Parmesan cheese, macadamia nuts and 2 tablespoons of your flour mixture, mixed thoroughly.
  • Rinse the mahi mahi in cool water, and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Dust lightly in seasoned flour.
  • Dip in egg wash.
  • Dip in Parmesan and Mac nuts, push in hard with your hand to coat real thick.
  • Repeat with each piece of mahi mahi. Let rest for 15 minutes.
  • Heat canola oil about 1/2" deep in pan, spit in the pan and when it spits back it's ready (drop a drop of water in pan, when it pops, it's hot enough).
  • Pan fry in canola oil on about medium until flaky (about 3 minutes per side if 1" thick but keep checking it don't overcook).
  • If making more than one panful, wipe out the pan with paper towel between them and don't crowd.