Almond Crusted Wahoo w/Cilantro Basil & Mint Pesto

3 Dec

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You have to love when friends go fishing and bring you a tasty surprise!! I was fortunate enough to receive some beautiful fresh wahoo soooo, dinner!!! Thanks Ross!! Today what we have is Almond Crusted Wahoo w/Cilantro Basil & Mint Pesto. 
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Wahoo- Fillets 3-6 oz per person but any white fish will work beautifully
Almonds- 1/4 cup per person if whole, 1/2 of that if already crushed
Bread Crumbs- about an ounce per personDSC_0118
Butter-a tablespoon or so
Cilantro- small bunch chopped
Basil- small bunch chopped
Mint- small bunch chopped
Garlic-1-2 cloves chopped
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Olive Oil

Add the almonds & bread crumbs to a food processor & spin until the nuts are chopped to your desired size.

 

 

 

Chopped & mixed

 
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Add the butter & process again until the mixture come together.

 

 

 

 

Season your fish with salt & pepper

 

 

 

Spread the almond mixture on the fillets. Place fillets on a foil lined baking sheet and bake in a 400 degree preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until just cooked through.

 

 

Add the herbs, garlic & lemon juice to a blender cup and blend. With the blender running slowly add the olive oil to emulsify.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spoon some of the pesto on a plate and top with the fish. Such fantastic flavors & textures!!

 

 

 

Almond Crusted Wahoo w/Cilantro Basil & Mint Pesto

Almond Crusted Wahoo w/Cilantro Basil & Mint Pesto

Ingredients

  • Wahoo- Fillets 3-6 oz per person but any white fish will work beautifully
  • Almonds- 1/4 cup per person if whole, 1/2 of that if already crushed
  • Bread Crumbs- about an ounce per person
  • Butter-a tablespoon or so
  • Cilantro- small bunch chopped
  • Basil- small bunch chopped
  • Mint- small bunch chopped
  • Garlic-1-2 cloves chopped
  • Lemon- 1/2 juiced
  • Olive Oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Add the almonds & bread crumbs to a food processor & spin until the nuts are chopped to your desired size.
  3. Add the butter & process again until the mixture come together.
  4. Season your fish with salt & pepper
  5. Spread the almond mixture on the fillets
  6. Place fillets on a foil lined baking sheet and bake for about 20 minutes or until just cooked through.
  7. While the fish is cooking make the pesto.
  8. Add the herbs, garlic & lemon juice to a blender cup and blend. With the blender running slowly add the olive oil to emulsify.
  9. Spoon some of the pesto on a plate and top with the fish.
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