Coconut Lime Crusted Salmon

Author: Stefi Hsia

PREP TIME:

20 min.

COOK TIME:

10 min.

TOTAL TIME:

30 min.

YIELD:

1 serving

  • 4 oz. salmon fillet
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 lime
  • ⅓ cup coconut flour
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper

Directions:

  1. Crack 2 eggs into a bowl and beat until combined.
  2. In a separate bowl, add in ⅓ cup coconut flour, ½ tsp salt, ½ tsp ground pepper, ½ tsp garlic powder, and ½ tsp cayenne pepper. Whisk until combined.
  3. Zest ½ lime.
  4. Add the zest into the bowl. Whisk until combined.
  5. Pour the coconut flour mixture onto a plate.
  6. Pat dry the salmon fillet with a paper towel.
  7. Submerge the salmon fillet in the egg mixture.
  8. Remove the fillet from the egg mixture and place it in the coconut flour mixture. Coat the fillet thoroughly and tap off the excess.
  9. Repeat steps 7 and 8.
  10. Heat the coconut oil in a pan until it reaches 350ºF.
  11. Place the salmon fillet in the oil and fry each side for around 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Remove the fillet from the oil and place on paper towels. Let the fillet rest for 5 minutes.
  13. Serve with a slice of lime. Enjoy!