If you haven’t caught the right one yet, this Quick Southwestern Crusted Fish recipe will make you feel like you have! You only need a few ingredients, it’s cheap, easy to make, has just enough spice, and works with all kinds of fish!
Start by taking out 1 1/2 pounds of your favorite fish and a large bowl. The choice of fish is completely up to you. I’m using flounder today but any white fish (halibut, haddock, cod), salmon, and so on all work great with this southwestern fish recipe!
Another thing here is if you want to make enough to last you the whole week, double or triple the recipe depending on how many pounds you have.
For example, if you have 3 pounds then you would double the recipe.
Now add into your large bowl 1/2 cup of shredded parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup of cornmeal, 2 tablespoons of almond flour, 1 teaspoon of paprika, 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin, and 1/2 teaspoon of pepper.
Mix those ingredients together.
Next, take out a baking dish and coat it with some non-stick cooking spray. Your dish should be big enough to fit all of your fish.
Before placing your fish into your baking dish, take each piece and roll it around in your mix until it’s fully coated.
Once it’s fully coated, place them into your baking dish.
Baked Southwestern Fish
If you have any mix leftover you can evenly distribute it onto your southwestern crusted fish once they’re in your dish.
Here’s where you can optionally top your southwestern crusted fish with some non-stick cooking spray if you want them to be a bit crispy.
Last, put your dish into the oven on either 400F/204 or 425F/218C for 15-25 minutes depending on how thick your fish is/what kind you’re using.
If you want something a bit spicy with a TON of flavor then you’re going to love this southwestern crusted fish recipe!
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Quick Southwestern Crusted Fish
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- 1 ½ Pounds Fish
- ½ Cup Parmesan Cheese - Shredded
- ¼ Cup Cornmeal
- 2 Tablespoons Almond Flour
- 1 Teaspoon Paprika
- ½ Teaspoon Ground Cumin
- ½ Teaspoon Black Pepper
- Add all of your ingredients aside from your fish into a bowl
- Mix them together
- Take out a baking dish and coat it with some non-stick cooking spray
- Roll each piece of your fish around a few times in your mix and place them into your baking dish
- Evenly distribute any mix you didn’t use on top
- Coat the top of your fish with some non-stick cooking spray
- Bake it on 400F/204C or 425F/218C for 15-25 minutes depending on how thick your fish is/what kind you’re using
- Calories: 941
- Fat: 25g
- Saturated Fat: 8g
- Sodium: 873mg
- Carbs: 37g
- Fiber: 5g
- Sugar: 1g
- Protein: 142g
- Calories: 235
- Fat: 6.2g
- Saturated Fat: 2g
- Sodium: 218.2mg
- Carbs: 9.2g
- Fiber: 1.2g
- Sugar: .2g
- Protein: 35.5g