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4 Ways to Top Pan-fried Fish

Created January 10, 2017
Top mouth-watering pan-fried fish fillets with any of the savory recipes below—most use basic ingredients you probably already have on hand.
4 ways to top pan fried fish

Moist and tender freshly cooked fish is a wonderful canvas for just about any flavor. After you’ve learned How to Pan-Fry Fish try any of these tasty offerings—all serve 4 to 6—to top your just-cooked fillets.

  1. Avocado-Kiwi Salsa: Gently toss 1 cup avocado cubes, ½ cup peeled chopped kiwi, 3 tablespoons sliced green onions, 1 tablespoon finely chopped seeded jalapeño chile, 2 tablespoons lime juice, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro and ¼ teaspoon salt.
  2. Honey-Pecan Sauce: Mix 3 tablespoons honey, 2 tablespoons melted butter, 2 tablespoons chopped toasted pecans, 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice and 1 teaspoon coarse-grained mustard.
  3. Sweet Pea-Mint Pesto: Place 1 cup cooked cold sweet peas, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves, 1 garlic clove, ¼ teaspoon each coarse black pepper and salt, and ¼ cup each olive oil and shredded Parmesan cheese in food processor. Process just until blended.
  4. Tomato-Basil Butter: Mix ½ cup softened butter, 3 tablespoons tomato paste and 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil until well blended.