Traditional Pan-Fried Abalone Recipe

Pan-Fried Abalone Recipe

Cuisine : American
Prep Time : 30 mins
Cook Time : 10 mins
Total Time : 40 mins

Traditional Pan-Fried Abalone


  • 4 pcs Abalones
  • 1.5 cups seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 2 pcs eggs (beaten)
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup olive oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp prepared horseradish
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • chopped fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Slice the abalone into 1/4 inch thick pieces, making sure to trim off any meat that is not white, as this part tends to be very tough.
  2. Place the sliced abalone on a cutting board, and pound with a meat tenderizer until pliable.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together the ketchup, horseradish, and lime juice to make a cocktail sauce. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  4. Heat olive oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  5. Whisk eggs and milk together in a shallow dish. Place bread crumbs in a large resealable plastic bag. Dip the abalone in egg, then place in the bag with the crumbs and shake to coat.
  6. Fry coated abalone for 3 to 5 minutes on each side, until golden brown. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  7. Place on a platter, and garnish with lime slices and parsley. Serve with the cocktail sauce for dipping.

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