Crispy Snapper Nuggets Recipe

Crispy Snapper Nuggets Recipe


These bite-sized beauties are perfect for any occasion, offering a super crispy golden crumb on the outside and delicious, juicy snapper on the inside. Dunk them in our homemade zesty tartar sauce for a flavour explosion in every mouthful!


  • 500g snapper fillets
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • Oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pickles
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Fresh herbs (dill or parsley), chopped


  1. Prepare the Snapper
    1 Prepare the Snapper

    Cut snapper fillets into bite-sized pieces, season with salt and pepper.

  2. Coat and Fry
    2 Coat and Fry

    Dip snapper pieces in flour, then into beaten eggs, and coat with breadcrumbs. Deep-fry in hot oil until golden and crispy.

  3. Make Tartar Sauce
    3 Make Tartar Sauce

    Combine mayonnaise, chopped pickles, lemon juice, and fresh herbs.

  4. Serve
    4 Serve

    Serve the snapper bites immediately with the tartar sauce for dipping.