Oven-Fried Fish with Lemon Ponzu Sauce Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Lemons
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No deep-fat frying necessary for these crispy sesame-flavored "fish sticks". Oven-Fried Fish with Lemon Ponzu Sauce is delectable, the Ponzu sauce with the soy, sherry and lemon, make this is a great taste sensation!


  • 1/2 Sunkist® lemon, grated peel and juice
  • 1 1/2 lbs. halibut, swordfish, or shark steaks (3/4 to 1 inch thick), cut into 1-inch-wide strips
  • 1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. toasted sesame seed
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. onion salt
  • 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • Lemon Ponzu Sauce

Instructions: (Makes 4 servings)

  • Preheat the oven to 500ยบ F. Place a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish in the oven to heat. Meanwhile, sprinkle the lemon peel and juice over the fish.
  • In a shallow dish, combine the cornmeal, flour, sesame seed, paprika, and onion salt. Lightly coat fish with cornmeal mixture. Let stand for a few minutes for coating to set.
  • Carefully remove the hot baking dish from the oven; coat the bottom of the dish with oil. Dip the fish in the oil, turning to coat all sides.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly browned and fish flakes easily with a fork. (It is not necessary to turn the fish.)
  • Serve with Lemon Ponzu Sauce (see below). Garnish with lemon wedges and parsley sprigs, if desired.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories 330; Total Fat 15g; Saturated Fat 1.5g; % Calories from Fat 40%; % Calories from Saturated Fat 4%; Cholesterol 85mg; Carbohydrate 13g; Dietary Fiber 2g; Sodium 775mg; Protein 34g

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