Crispy Sea Bass Salad

Thai crispy Sea Bass Salad Recipe

25 Minutes
Serves: 2
A Crispy sea bass salad, chinks of sea bass coated in crispy panko  desiccated coconut and panko crust, served on a bed of cucumber, beansprouts, peanuts and fresh herbs, with a  green Thai creamy dressing.

Recipe Ingreds


  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 20 grams desiccated coconut
  • 20 grams corn flour
  • 1 whole egg (white)
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1 . sunflower oils (for frying)
  • 20 grams panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 fillet sea bass


  • black pepper (to taste)
  • salt (to taste)
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise light
  • 1 tbsp sour cream
  • 3 sprig fresh coriander
  • 1 cloves garlic
  • 2 cm fresh ginger
  • 2 whole green birds eye chillis
  • 0.5 whole lime
  • 1 whole spring onions


  • 125 grams beansprouts
  • 1 whole cucumber
  • 3 sprig fresh basil
  • 3 sprig fresh mint
  • 50 grams salted peanuts
  • 4 whole spring onions

Recipe with pictures Steps

Step 1

  • wash and finely chop the chilli
  • peel and crush the garlic
  • wash and finely slice the spring onions
  • peel and grate the ginger
  • zest the lime(s)
  • squeeze the lime(s)
  • add all the ingredients apart from the mayo and sour cream to the food processor and blend

Step 2

  • add the mayonnaise and the sour cream to the blender
  • blend the ingredients
  • taste and season with salt and pepper if necessary
  • Refrigerate

Step 3

  • remove the skin from the fish
  • cut into chunks

Step 4

  • season the cornflour with salt and pepper
  • place on a plate
  • place the egg white in a bowl
  • mix the panko and coconut together and place on a plate
  • place the coating ingredients in a row, cornflour then egg white and then coconut

Step 5

  • toss the fish in the corn flour
  • dip into the egg white and then the coconut
  • repeat for each fish chunk
  • wrap the coated fish chunks in cling film
  • place in the fridge for 10 minutes

Step 6

  • wash the beansprouts
  • add to the bowl
  • wash and cut the cucumber into batons
  • add to the bowl
  • wash and finely slice the spring onions
  • add to the bowl

Step 7

  • wash and chop the herbs
  • add to the bowl with the bean sprouts and cucumber
  • add the peanuts
  • to the bowl
  • stir to mix the ingredients

Step 8

  • heat about 21/2 cms of frying oil in a frying pan
  • fry the fish for 3 to 4 mins
  • Drain on kitchen paper
  • keep warm

Step 9

  • to serve, place the salad mixture in individual bowls
  • add the crispy fish
  • add the dressing to the salad

Recipe Utensils

  • 1 bowl
  • 3 chopping board
  • 1 cling film
  • 1 fish slice
  • 1 food processor
  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 Garlic crusher
  • 1 grater
  • 1 kitchen paper
  • 1 large bowl
  • 3 large knife
  • 1 lemon squeezer
  • 2 plate
  • 1 small bowl

Seabass salad variations

  • You can cook this dish with just about any chunky white fish, such as cod or haddock. 
  • You can also substitute the salad ingredients i.e swap the bean sprouts for lettuce etc
  • You can also change the breadcrumbs so if your not a fan of coconut you could use just panko breadcrumbs or traditional breadcrumbs and then mix in other ingredients such as finely chopped chillies or dried herbs

What makes our Thai fish salad the best 

Fish and Thai green flavours go beautifully together, what makes our recipe so special is the crispy coconut crust on the fish which gives this salad a real crunch and a delicious creamy green Thai salad dressing that packs a real punch to this salad. 

When to make this Thai sea bass salad 

This salad is perfect for the spring and summer, it is a treat salad as its not the lowest in calories, it is packed full of vitamins though so not totally unhealthy 

Who will love this recipe?

All the family will love this recipe you can reduce the heat of the dish by increasing or decreasing the chilli to suit your audience. This dish is ideal for adults particularly fish and Thai green curry lovers 

Flavour profile

This dish is deliciously fresh the crunchy light salad compliments the crispy fish and the Thai green flavours of the creamy dressing gives a really fresh kick to the dish

What goes well with our crispy sea bass

This recipe goes perfectly with salad, we serve it with an oriental salad of beansprouts, spring onions, cucumber, and fresh herbs, You can also serve the fish with a simple green salad, or an oriental coleslaw

About the Ingredients for Thai sea bass salad

Sea bass is a white meaty fish that copes well with strong flavours

Panko and coconut crust the fish is coated with desiccated  coconut which is a dried form of coconut and panko breadcrumbs which are extra crunchy 

Oriental Salad- is a simple salad of cucumber, bean sprouts, fresh coriander and mint and spring onions

Thai green Dressing - the dressing is made of a mixture of sour cream and mayonnaise, its flavoured with garlic, fresh ginger, coriander chilli, lime, coriander

Other Thai salad recipes

Thai Beef Salad 

Thai crispy chicken salad

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