Wasabi Crusted Fish

Wasabi Crusted Fish

Contributed by Kyra Hudson- Shallow Sport Boats

You will be amazed at the unique flavor this recipe will give your fillets without even a hint of wasabi heat.

2 pounds fresh fillets
1 cup Wasabi Asian Snack Peas
1 package (sleeve) Ritz Crackers
1 egg white
1 cup milk
salt and pepper
2 Tbsp melted butter

-Preheat oven to 350.

-In food processer; pulverize wasabi peas and remove to large bowl, and then the Ritz Crackers. Mix the pulverized peas and crackers together very well.

-Add egg white to milk and mix well.

-Sprinkle fillets with salt and pepper then dip each in egg-milk bath and dredge through wasabi pea-cracker breading mixture.

-Place coated fillets on greased baking sheet and drizzle with melted butter.

-Bake 20 minutes then change oven to broiler setting, watch carefully and allow coating to brown slightly, (varies with broiler temperaturea couple of minutes on average).

We served our fillets with wasabi tartar sauce, coleslaw and hushpuppies.

Wasabi Tartar Sauce

cup Hellmanns Real Mayonnaise

2 Tbsp. minced onion

2 Tbsp. minced sweet pickles

1 tsp. wasabi paste (from a tube)

Stir to mix all ingredients well, chill before serving.