Carp in Breadcrumbs with Horseradish Cream

Tasty crisp fillets of carp are accompanied by a creamy horseradish sauce in this easy dinner dish from Eva Michalik
Carp in Breadcrumbs with Horseradish Cream
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy


For the carp

  • 4 fillets of carp
  • flour, for dusting
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • breadcrumbs, for coating
  • vegetable oil, for frying

For the horseradish cream

  • fresh horseradish, grated
  • soured cream

To serve

  • lemon wedges
  • pickled red cabbage


1. For the carp: coat the fillets in seasoned flour, then dip into the beaten egg and finish with a coating of breadcrumbs, pressing the fish firmly into the crumbs.

2. Heat a frying pan and add the oil, then fry the fillets until golden on both sides and cooked through (2-3 minutes per side).

3. For the horseradish cream: mix together the grated horseradish and soured cream. Season with salt and pepper.

4. Serve the carp with a dollop of horseradish sauce, some lemon wedges and pickled red cabbage.

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