How to make Breaded Fish with Parsley Butter -

Marinated pomfrets dipped in egg, rolled in breadcrumbs-parmesan cheese powder, shallow-fried and served with parsley flavoured butter

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pomfrets (पापलेट), Fresh parsley (ताज़ा पार्सले)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Breaded Fish with Parsley Butter

Breaded Fish with Parsley Butter Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Breaded Fish with Parsley Butter Recipe

  • Pomfrets heads removed 2 medium

  • Fresh parsley 4-5 sprigs

  • Butter ½ cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Mustard paste 2 teaspoons

  • Garlic 2 teaspoons

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Egg 1

  • Bread crumbs 1 cup

  • Parmesan cheese powder 3 tablespoons

  • Oil for shallow frying

  • Cornflour/ corn starch for dusting


Step 1

Take pomfrets on a plate. Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, crushed peppercorns, mustard paste, chopped garlic and lemon juice and rub well on both the sides. Set aside to marinate for 5-10 minutes.

Step 2

To make parsley butter, finely chop parsley sprigs and add to the butter alongwith crushed peppercorns and mix well. Set aside.

Step 3

Break egg into a deep plate and beat well.

Step 4

Spread breadcrumbs on a plate. Add Parmesan cheese powder and mix well.

Step 5

Heat some oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 6

Dust marinated fish with cornflour, dip in beaten eggs and coat well in the breadcrumb-cheese mixture.

Step 7

Place the fish in the pan and shallow-fry till golden from both the sides and the fish is fully cooked.

Step 8

Transfer the fish on a serving dish. Top with parsley butter and serve hot.

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