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Fish Nuggets


The coating for these deep fried fish nuggets is made with buttermilk pancake mix and bread crumbs.

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 8 minutes


  • 2 to 3 pounds fish fillets
  • seasoned salt
  • pepper
  • 1 cup buttermilk pancake mix
  • 1 cup seasoned fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • vegetable oil for deep frying


Heat about 1/2 inch of oil in a large deep skillet over medium heat, about 360°. Cut fish in bite-sized pieces. Lightly sprinkle with seasoned salt and pepper. Combine pancake mix and bread crumbs in a large plastic food storage bag. Dip fish in a mixture of beaten egg and water. Place fish in bag to coat with crumbs. Fry in hot oil for 7 to 8 minutes, or until golden brown, turning once.

Drain fish nuggets well on paper towels; serve fried fish nuggets immediately with cocktail sauce or tartar sauce.
Serves 6 to 8.

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