Pistachio Baked Fish
Baked fish fillets topped with a crust of pistachios, Parmesan and bread crumbs.
1 pound fresh or frozen fish fillets, thawed if necessary
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup chopped shelled pistachios - divided use
2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon minced flat-leaf parsley
3/4 teaspoon dry mustard
Kosher or sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
- Cut fish into serving-size pieces.
- Combine bread crumbs, 1/4 cup pistachios, cheese, parsley, mustard, salt and pepper in shallow dish.
- Dip fish in milk and roll in crumb mixture; place in shallow greased baking dish. Drizzle with butter; sprinkle with remaining pistachios.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 450°F (230°C) allowing 10 minutes per inch of thickness measured at its thickest part or until fish flakes when tested with fork.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of American Pistachio Growers.