Macadamia Nut Panko Crusted Grouper

Courtesy of: Ian's
Average: 3 (2 votes)
Servings: 6
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If you are looking for a light, flavorful fish recipe this is for you. The flavors in this recipe are not to be missed. The coconut oil, macadamia nut and olive oil come together beautifully to enhance the natural flavor of the grouper and Ian’s Panko Breadcrumbs create the perfect flaky crust. Your kids will be asking for seconds.


  • 3 Tbsp. cream of coconut
  • 1 3/4 cup macadamia nuts, finely chopped
  • 6 6-oz grouper fillets
  • 3/4 cup Ian’s Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp. flour
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • Light olive oil for brushing
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425° F.
  2. In a bowl, combine Ian’s Panko Breadcrumbs, macadamia nuts, flour, and butter and set aside.
  3. Place a piece of aluminum foil on a baking sheet and brush it liberally with light olive oil.
  4. Salt and pepper the grouper on both sides and place on the foil.
  5. Bake for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove Grouper from the oven and brush each fillet with the coconut milk on both sides.
  7. Coat the Grouper with equal servings of the nut mixture and be sure to press the mixture over both sides.
  8. Return to the oven and bake for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown.
  9. Remove from oven and serve.