NUISCANCE Group Recipe: Lionfish Nachos

NUISCANCE Group Recipe: Lionfish Nachos

Copyright 2014 - Courtland William Richards

Lionfish Nachos preparation:

1 pound boneless, skinless lionfish fillets

Sea salt

Granulated garlic

1 teaspoon sesame oil

- Season lionfish to taste with salt and granulated garlic. With a skillet on high sear, very lightly and very quickly sauté the lionfish fillets in oil. Set aside on a plate in a cooler or refrigerator. Make sure that the lionfish are ultra rare.

Wonton Nachos:

1 pack Asian wonton wraps

Hot frying oil set to 350 degrees

- Cut into wonton wraps triangles and fry until crisp. Place on paper towels to drain and set aside.

Wasabi Drizzle:

4 ounces wasabi powder

1 cup water

1 cup creole mustard

1 cup mayo

1/4 cup sugar

- Mix wasabi powder into water until dissolved. Mix rest of ingredients and set aside.

Spicy Mayo:

2 cups Sriracha hot sauce

1 cup mayo

-Mix well and set aside.

-Commercial hoisin sauce is available in most grocery stores.


1 cup chopped roasted red peppers

1/2 cup chopped banana peppers

1/2 cup chopped green onions

1/2 cup diced red onions

2 cups seaweed salad (Asian market)

Remove lionfish from cooler, slice ultra thin and split into four portions. Place a pile of wonton nachos. Place lionfish on top of nachos. Garnish with chopped peppers and onions. Drizzle a small amount of each sauce onto the nachos. Top with seaweed salad.

Recommended for You

Fishing How-To

Why You'll Lose Your Next Big Bass

Larry Larsen

Now that you know you might screw it up the next time a big fish bites, let's fix it.


Find and Fish Bluegill Beds Efficiently

Terry Madewell - May 22, 2019

You can catch bluegill faster with these strategies.


Baitfish for Bass: Search, Suspend or Sink Crankbaits

Jason Houser - May 21, 2019

Crankbaits mimic exactly what they eat when hungry — other fish!

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Abu Garcia Virtual Rod with Bluetooth

Pure Fishing's Andrew Wheeler tells Outdoor Sportsman Group writer Lynn Burkhead all about the brand new Abu Garcia Virtual rod that integrates Bluetooth technology through a free ANGLR smartphone app.

Lowrance Enters Trolling-Motor Market with Ghost

Lowrance's Lucas Steward shows OSG's Lynn Burkhead what all of the fuss is about in the brand new Ghost trolling motor being brought to market by the Tulsa, Okla.-based fishing equipment manufacturer.

New Abu Garcia Baitcasting Reels

In the booth of one of fishing's all-time great reel makers, Outdoor Sportsman Group writer Lynn Burkhead and Andrew Wheeler of Pure Fishing discuss one of the brand new baitcasting reels from Abu Garcia being released at ICAST 2019.

See more Popular Videos

Trending Stories

Other Freshwater

3 Deadly Bait Rigs For Stripers

J.B. Kasper - April 21, 2005

The colder waters of early spring are prime times to use bait rigs for stripers.


5 Ways To Catch Catfish on Lures

Keith Sutton - September 16, 2015

As most catfish anglers know, blue cats, channel cats and flatheads will eat darn near...


10 Best Long-Range Cartridges Ever Made

David Hart - January 14, 2015

Want to test the outer limits of your shooting skill? There's more to successful long-range

See More Stories

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction


Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services


GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.