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    Shark Nuggets

    panko crumbed shark nuggets

    Order 'Fish n' Chips' in my home state of Melbourne it's most likely going to include fillets of 'flake'; flake is a generic term used here for shark, usually gummy shark. Gummy shark is a popular eating fish for it's boneless plump white fillets and mild flavour. 

    Two flake and chips from our local fish and chip shop

    Mustelus antarcticus 'Gummy sharks'


    Gummy sharks are small variety of shark with a minimum catch size of 45cm (about 18 inches), making them a popular with weekend fisherman.

    Today I'm making panko crumbed shark nuggets. Served with a chilli lime mayo, you might prefer sweet chilli sauce or tomato sauce (ketchup) for the kids. 


    Cut the flake fillet (preferably Gummy) into bite sized pieces. 

    Dip pieces in seasoned plain flour (all purpose), shake off excess. Dip into beaten egg, allow excess to drip off. Roll in Panko or breadcrumb of choice. 

    Shallow fry in batches for 3 to 4 minutes depending on the size of the your pieces, allow a test piece to break open and check if it is cooked. Your looking for the fish to have changed colour and be white throughout and still juicy.

    Drain on paper towel.

    Serve with salad, as part of a Japanese meal or as an appetiser with drinks. 

    Happy Baking, or in this case frying :)

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    Reader Comments (2)

    Can you please pass me some of that chili lime mayo for my avocado on rice cakes?!

    June 12, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterVicki

    For sure!! Yum, I love avocado on rice cakes.

    June 12, 2016 | Registered CommenterThe Lone Baker

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