Sesame Crusted Whiting - Pacific Seafood

Sesame Crusted Whiting

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins


1 ½ lbs Whiting fillets
1 cup Sesame seeds
1 cup Bread crumbs, dried & coarsely ground
½ cup White vermouth, dry or extra dry
1 Egg, beaten well
1 cup All-purpose flour
¼ cup Canola oil
2 tsp Butter
Salt and Pepper to taste


  1. Combine sesame seeds, bread crumbs and set aside.
  2. Combine egg and vermouth, mixing well, set aside.
  3. Season flour with salt and pepper, mix well.
  4. Evenly coat fillets with flour, shake off excess.
  5. Dip flour-coated fillet in egg mixture, then gently press fillet into sesame and bread mixture, coating each fillet evenly.
  6. Allow breaded fillets to rest for 2 to 3 minutes.
  7. In a large sauté pan over medium-high heat, combine oil and butter.
  8. When oil is hot, add fillets and sauté for approximately 2 minutes on each side or until lightly golden.
  9. Serve with tartar sauce.