Keto crumbed fish

Pan-fried fish fillet with chips, green salad and a lemon slice served on a grey round plate.
This easy, yummy keto crumbed fish is coated in herby almond flour, then cooked in butter and lemon juice.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine New Zealand
Servings 2 people


  • 2 fresh Gurnard fish filets
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ cup FreshLife almond flour
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1 tsp dried chives
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • On a large plate mix together the almond flour, dill, chives, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Individually place the fish filets into Almond flour mixture ensuring to coast both sides. Gently pack on the almond flour and herb mixture If necessary. Once coated, set aside.
  • In a large frying pan, melt half the butter and half the lemon juice over a medium heat. The pan should not be smoking. If the pan is too hot the butter will burn.
  • Cook the fish for 2–3 minutes. Cooking times may vary depending on the thickness of the fish.
  • Add in the remaining butter and lemon juice. Using a fish slice, gently flip the fish. Cook for a further 2–3 minutes until golden brown.
  • Remove the fish from the pan. Divide the fish between two plates. Pour over some of the butter and lemon juice sauce, serve with chips and green salad.
Keyword keto, low carb
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