How to make Almond Crusted Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce -

Fish fillets marinated, sprinkled with almond flakes and baked and served with lemon flavoured butter sauce

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless fish fillets, Almond flakes (आलमंड फ्लेक्स)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

Almond Crusted Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce

Almond Crusted Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce 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 : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Almond Crusted Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce Recipe

  • Boneless fish fillets 400 grams

  • Almond flakes 1/4 cup

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Pommery Mustard 1 teaspoon

  • Salt

  • Chopped spring onion greens


Step 1

Placefish on a plate. Add salt, crushed peppercorns, chilli flakes, ginger-garlic paste, juice of ½ lemon and pommery mustard and rub in well all over the fillets. Set aside to marinate for 1 hour.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 180º C. Line a baking tray with silicon mat.

Step 3

Transfer the marinated fish on the lined baking tray, put almond flakes on top and lightly press.

Step 4

Place the baking tray in preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.

Step 5

To prepare lemon butter sauce, heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add 3-4 tablespoons water and whisk. Add juice of remaining lemon, whisk and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Place the baked fish on a serving platter and drizzle some lemon butter sauce on top.

Step 7

Serve hot garnished with spring onion greens.

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