Paleo Breaded Fish

Paleo Breaded Fish


This is a great tasting “breaded” fried fish recipe.

By substituting paleo ingredients for bread crumbs you can have a great compliant meal.

While we recommend cod or halibut you can really use any fish you like.

Serve with a side of broccoli or sweet potato fries and enjoy!

Paleo Breaded Fried Fish Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Paleo
Servings: 4 servings
  • 1 1/2 to 2 pounds Halibut (can substitute your own white fish)
  • 2 cups Lard
  • 4 Egg whites
  • 1 cup Tapioca Starch (1/2 cup dredging)
  • 1/4 cup Cassava Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  1. Wash the fish and pat dry.

  2. Cut the fish into bite size pieces.

  3. Beat the egg whites with a mixer until stiff.

  4. Mix in 1/2 cup tapioca starch, the cassava flour, salt and pepper.

  5. Heat the lard in a deep fryer or frying pan. Wait till it comes up to temperature.

  6. Dredge the cut fish pieces in the remaining tapioca starch. Then dip in the batter mixture. Spread batter over the fish.

  7. Place in the fish pieces in the deep fryer. Cook for about 3 minutes then flip the fish. Cook for another 3-4 minutes until golden brown. Make sure the fish is cooked all the way through.

  8. Remove the fish from the deep fryer and let them cool on a paper towel.

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