Nuts add flavor, texture, and extra nutrition to these simple fish filets, which will please kids and parents alike.You’ll stir together almond flour with chili powder to infuse the crust with quick flavor, and then use it to create acrispy crust. Egg allows the almond mixture to stick to the fish, so don’t skip that part. Serve these with steamedgreen beans or sautéed kale for a quick, hearty dinner, or use them in a fish sandwich. Shopping tip: Any sturdy filetof fish will work well here. Look for cod, striped bass, or tilapia, or speak to your fishmonger about what’ssustainable and ready to purchase.


Credit: Jennifer Causey

Recipe Summary

15 mins
15 mins
Serves 4


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Stir together almond flour, chili powder, and salt in a medium bowl. Beat egg in a separate bowl. Dip fish in egg, letting excess drip off. Dredge in almond flour mixture, pressing to adhere. Transfer to a plate.

  • Heat ½ inch of oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. Cook fish, turning once, until browned and cooked through, about 3 minutes per side.

  • Stir together mayonnaise and relish. Serve fish with mayonnaise mixture and lemons.