Panko Fish Breading

Panko Fish Breading Recipe
This Panko Fish Breading Recipe is popular in many seafood restaurants throughout the Hawaiian islands and California.

This panko fish breading recipe is perfect for any firm white fish, including mahi mahi, red snapper, tilapia or halibut. It’s a popular preparation in many seafood restaurants throughout California and the Hawaiian islands. For this recipe, all you’ll need are panko bread crumbs, flour, macadamia nuts, basil and eggs.

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Panko Fish Breading Recipe

Panko Fish Breading Recipe

Recipe by Jason Hill –
Today we're making a Panko Fish Breading Recipe in this episode of "Chef Tips."
It's a popular preparation in many seafood restaurants throughout California and the Hawaiian islands.
It's perfect for macadamia crusted mahi mahi — or any other firm white fish of your choice. Hope you enjoy it!
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 cups Panko Japanese bread crumbs
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 3 eggs whisked
  • 1-2 cups flour or more as needed


  • Mix the panko bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, macadamia nuts and basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place the whisked eggs in another shallow casserole dish.
  • Add about 1-2 cups of flour in a third casserole dish.
  • To prepare your dish, coat the fish filets in flour, dip in egg wash, and then coat on both sides in the macadamia-bread crumb mixture.
  • Store in the refrigerator until ready to cook.
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AboutJason Hill

Hi, I’m Jason Hill, host of YouTube’s “Chef Tips” series. I graduated from culinary school in 1998, and gained my experience working the lines in Southern California. I launched my cooking videos in 2007. I love sharing quick and easy recipes that get people back in the kitchen.

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