Pan Fried Whitefish with Avocado Salad Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


  • 4 whitefish fillets (about 2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 4 whole lettuce leaves
  • Avocado salad (see below)
How to cook Pan Fried Whitefish with Avocado Salad:
  • In small bowl combine cornmeal, flour, chili powder, and salt and place mixture on wax paper, then coat whitefish fillets.
  • Heat 12-inch skillet until hot over medium-high heat and melt 1-tablespoon butter or margarine. Add coated whitefish fillets to pan and fry on one side for 4 minutes.
  • Flip whitefish fillets, add remaining butter or margarine, reduce heat to medium and fry additional 4 to 6 minutes or until whitefish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Serve the pan fried whitefish fillets and the avocado salad on whole lettuce leaves.

Avocado Salad Recipe

Avocado Salad Ingredients:
  • 1 medium avocado, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 10 ounce package frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
How to cook Avocado Salad:
    To prepare avocado salad, combine all ingredients in a medium bowl.

This recipe for Pan Fried Whitefish with Avocado Salad serves/makes: 4

The Pan Fried Whitefish with Avocado Salad recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Whitefish (more Whitefish recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)

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