Easy Japanese Inspired Seafood App - Almond Crusted Sole Bites with Wasabi Tartar
This recipe is designed for a center-of-the-plate option in the entrée section of the menu. Chef Francois Daigle transforms it into a craveable, shareable appetizer in a few simple steps.
Innovative High Liner Upper Crust™ Almond Crusted Sole with Lemon & Chives has done most of the work for you. Simply deep fry from frozen, for about 5 minutes, to produce an even, golden brown crust with a fantastic crispy texture. Then slice, top with wasabi tartar and place into serving spoons. It’s as simple as that!
Chef Hack: Deep frying, instead of baking the almond crusted sole, cuts the cook time by over 50%, making it more efficient for appetizers.
Cost savings: At a cost of about 35 cents per bite ($3.50 per whole portion), these crispy bites are bound to bring in lots of profit for your business.
Foodservice Tip: Using the same product for several menu items like appetizers and entrées is key to reducing inventory and waste, and improving efficiency.
Here’s how to quickly create this flavourful appetizer.
4 x 5 oz pieces frozen Upper Crust™ Almond Crusted Sole with Lemon & Chives (Product Code 8412)
1 cup mayonnaise
1 dill pickle, diced
2 tsp capers, chopped
1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
1 tbsp wasabi paste
1 tsp Dijon mustard
½ lime, juiced
Fresh dill for garnish
- Deep fry frozen Upper Crust™ Almond Crusted Sole fillets at 350°F for 4 to 5 minutes, or until done.
- Mix remaining ingredients to create the wasabi tartar sauce.
- Slice each cooked fillet into 10 bite-sized pieces and place into serving spoons. Top with wasabi tartar sauce and garnish with fresh dill.
Serves: 10 as an appetizer (4 bites per serving).