Italian Mommy Fish Nugget Recipe

Friday, March 16, 2012

Canola oil for frying
3 pounds white fish fillets (haddock, cod, whiting, tilapia)
lemon pepper
garlic powder
pinch of cayenne
1 cup pancake mix
1 cup  Italian seasoned bread crumbs
1/4 cup water
1 egg, beaten

Heat oil in a large fry pan till hot,  around 350 degrees.

Beat egg and water set aside. In a large plastic bag, combine the bread crumbs and pancake mix. Cut fish into bite size pieces and sprinkle with lemon pepper, cayenne and garlic powder. Dip in with egg mixture, shake in pancake mix and bread crumbs to coat.  Fry in hot oil till evenly browned on both sides. Serve with cocktail or tarter sauce.


  1. These fish nuggets are very yummy :) Bye, have a great we

  2. These are delicious. My children would love it. We love fish and this is so yummy. Have a great weekend!

  3. Darn it all I have are Daddy fish. :-) I'll have to give this a try. Annette likes fish with a crunchy coating.

  4. I’m having my grandkids come visit in a few days they would love these! Thanks for posting!

  5. I love the simplicity of this recipe. It makes for a perfect fish fry. I hope you have a great weekend. Blessings...Mary

  6. These sound fabulous! Wonder if the picky crew would eat them??? I may have to test them out :)

  7. Those look great, Claudia! I love the pop in your mouth-ness of these!

  8. Pancake mix! What a good idea! A perfect Friday Lenten meal.

  9. I love that you made fish nuggets! I could eat a 100 of these!

  10. Dear Claudia, Delicious. I love these. A great Friday night dinner during Lent. Blessings my dear friend, Catherine xoxo


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