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Crispy Coconut Mojarra

Crispy Coconut Mojarra
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 6
Crispy baked mojarra gets a tropical touch with a seasoned mixture featuring Progresso™ breadcrumbs, coconut, and lime zest. Crispy and sweet, this mojarra recipe will make the mundane Monday seem like Saturday.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 3 cups Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • Lime zest from 1 lime
  • 6 (4-6 oz) mojarras

Directions

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with flour and generously coat with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Place flour in a shallow baking dish.
  • 3
    In another shallow baking dish, whisk together eggs, milk, and mustard.
  • 4
    Combine breadcrumbs, pepper, salt, coconut, and lime zest in another shallow baking dish.
  • 5
    Dredge mojarra pieces in flour. Tap to remove excess flour, dip in egg for a few minutes and coat in coconut breadcrumb mixture.
  • 6
    Place on baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Expert Tips

  • Spice it up by adding chile powder to the breadcrumb mixture or make a quick sauce by whisking together tartar sauce and hot sauce to serve on the side.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • Crispy baked mojarra gets a tropical touch with a seasoned mixture featuring Progresso™ breadcrumbs, coconut, and lime zest. Crispy and sweet, this mojarra recipe will make the mundane Monday seem like Saturday.
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