Homemade Fish Sticks & Tartar Sauce
- SERVES: 4
- PREP: 15 minutes
- TOTAL TIME: 25 minutes
Trust me, you’ll want to stick with these.
Toons and Miles love these fish sticks, so I had to share the recipe! They’re so golden and crispy, you’d think they were fried, but NOPE – panko bread crumbs and a high-temperature bake give them the crunch we love so much. Pro tip: adding the paprika throughout the dip gives them that signature golden color you usually need to fry to achieve! Try to use the freshest fish you can, and if you’re buying it from a fish store, ask them to take the skin off.
For the Tartar Sauce:
tablespoons finely chopped dill pickles
cup finely chopped sweet pickles
tablespoons finely chopped yellow onion
cloves garlic, minced or grated
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
For the Fish Sticks:
cup all purpose flour
teaspoon sweet paprika, plus more for seasoning
teaspoon fine sea salt, plus more for seasoning
cup panko bread crumbs
cup finely grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for baking sheet
pound thick whitefish fillets (like cod), cut into 1-inch by 3-inch strips
pinch finely ground black pepper
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