Food Recipes Potato-Crusted Arctic Char 5.0 (2) Balanced dinners don’t have to be boring. A case in point is this quick recipe, which pairs arctic char fish and green beans with hash brown potatoes. By Robby Melvin Robby Melvin Robby Melvin is professional chef and Test Kitchen director for Southern Living Magazine. Highlights: * Honed his skills as a chef under Frank Sitt and Chris Hastings * Former chef de cuisine at Hot and Hot Fish Club * Work has been featured in Food & Wine, Real Simple, Coastal Living, and more Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on October 26, 2022 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Caitlin Bensel Hands On Time: 25 mins Total Time: 25 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts The "potato-crusted" part of this arctic char comes from hash browns, which create a crispy crust that coats each filet of fish, adding a delightful layer of decadence. This crust will work on a variety of fish. Choose an equal weight for the filets to keep cooking time similar. Ingredients 2 cups frozen shredded hash browns 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives, divided 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt, divided ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided 4 6-oz. skin-on arctic char fillets 1 large egg, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons olive oil 12 ounces green beans, trimmed 1 tablespoon unsalted butter ¾ cup plain whole-milk Greek yogurt Directions Stir hash browns, 2 tablespoons chives, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper in a large bowl. Season fillets on both sides with 1 teaspoon salt and remaining ¼ teaspoon pepper. Brush flesh sides of fillets evenly with egg and gently press hash brown mixture to adhere. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Cook fillets, hash brown sides down, until golden brown and crispy, 6 to 7 minutes. Carefully flip and cook until cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes. Meanwhile, heat beans,butter, ¼ cup water, and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt in a large skillet over high until steaming. Cover and cook until beans are crisp-tender, about 3 minutes; discard cooking liquid. Serve fish with beans and yogurt and top with remaining 1 tablespoon chives. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 459 Calories 23g Fat 18g Carbs 45g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 459 % Daily Value * Total Fat 23g 29% Cholesterol 150mg 50% Sodium 857mg 37% Total Carbohydrate 18g 7% Total Sugars 5g Protein 45g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.