Cracker-Crusted Fish Sticks with Salad and Tartar Sauce Vinaigrette Cracker-Crusted Fish Sticks with Salad and Tartar Sauce Vinaigrette
Cracker-Crusted Fish Sticks with Salad and Tartar Sauce Vinaigrette
Cracker-Crusted Fish Sticks with Salad and Tartar Sauce Vinaigrette
Perfectly crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, these flaky white fish fillets are coated in a flavorful cracker crust that adds a satisfying crunch to every bite. Paired with a refreshing salad tossed in a tangy Tartar Sauce Vinaigrette, this dish is a harmonious blend of textures and flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. Quick and easy to prepare, it's a wholesome meal the whole family will love!
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Recipe - Iowa #704
cracker fish
Cracker-Crusted Fish Sticks with Salad and Tartar Sauce Vinaigrette
Prep Time15 Minutes
Servings4
Cook Time30 Minutes
Ingredients
1 lb cod fillets
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
vegetable oil, for frying
1 cup all purpose flour
1/3 cup Egg Beaters® Original
1 Tbs lemon juice
1 1/2 cups butter cracker crumbs (about 32 crackers)
salad greens, for serving
lemon wedges, for serving
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 red onion, finely diced
1/4 cup sweet pickles, finely diced
2 Tbs white wine vinegar
2 Tbs lemon juice
2 Tbs water
1 Tbs capers, chopped
1 Tbs fresh parsley, chopped
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 250° F. Cut the cod into 1 1/2-inch thick strips. Season with salt and pepper. In a deep skillet, heat 2 inches of oil to 325° F. Set out 3 wide shallow bowls. Add flour to one. Combine Egg Beaters® and lemon juice in another bowl. Add cracker crumbs to third bowl. Working in small batches, dredge the fish in flour. Dip in egg mixture and then cracker crumbs.
  2. Place coated fish in oil. Cook for 2 minutes per side or until coating is golden and fried. Transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Repeat with remaining fish. Place fried fish in oven to keep warm. Combine all ingredients for the vinaigrette. Stir to incorporate. Add salad greens to a bowl. Toss with 1/4 cup of vinaigrette. Serve the fish sticks with the salad and additional vinaigrette. Drizzle the fish sticks with juice from the lemon wedges.
Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 740, Fat: 46 g (8 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 170 mg, Sodium: 1,710 mg, Carbohydrates: 49 g, Fiber: 3 g, Protein: 31 g

15 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4
Servings

Shop Ingredients

Makes 4 servings
1 lb cod fillets
Sea Best Cod Fillets
Sea Best Cod Fillets - 16 Ounce
$8.99$0.56/oz
1/2 tsp salt
Not Available
1/2 tsp black pepper
Not Available
vegetable oil, for frying
Crisco Vegetable Oil, Pure
Crisco Vegetable Oil, Pure - 40 Fluid ounce
$4.99 was $6.99$0.12/fl oz
1 cup all purpose flour
Brookshire's All-Purpose Flour
Brookshire's All-Purpose Flour - 2 Pound
$2.49$1.25/lb
1/3 cup Egg Beaters® Original
Egg Beaters Egg, Original
Egg Beaters Egg, Original - 32 Ounce
$6.29 was $6.99$0.20/oz
1 Tbs lemon juice
Brookshire's 100% Lemon Juice
Brookshire's 100% Lemon Juice - 15 Ounce
$1.99$0.13/oz
1 1/2 cups butter cracker crumbs (about 32 crackers)
RITZ RITZ Original Crackers, 13.7 oz
RITZ RITZ Original Crackers, 13.7 oz - 13.7 Ounce
$3.99 was $4.99$0.29/oz
salad greens, for serving
Not Available
lemon wedges, for serving
Fresh Lemon
Fresh Lemon - 1 Each
$0.89
1 cup mayonnaise
Duke's Mayonnaise, Real, Smooth & Creamy
Duke's Mayonnaise, Real, Smooth & Creamy - 30 Fluid ounce
$5.69 was $5.99$0.19/fl oz
1/4 red onion, finely diced
Fresh Onion, Red
Fresh Onion, Red - 0.61 Pound
$0.85 avg/ea$1.39/lb
1/4 cup sweet pickles, finely diced
Not Available
2 Tbs white wine vinegar
Not Available
2 Tbs lemon juice
Brookshire's 100% Lemon Juice
Brookshire's 100% Lemon Juice - 15 Ounce
$1.99$0.13/oz
2 Tbs water
Not Available
1 Tbs capers, chopped
Not Available
1 Tbs fresh parsley, chopped
Fresh Parsley
Fresh Parsley - 1 Each
$0.99
1 tsp Dijon mustard
Brookshire's Dijon Mustard
Brookshire's Dijon Mustard - 12 Each
$3.19$0.27 each
1/4 tsp salt
Not Available
1/4 tsp black pepper
Not Available

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 740, Fat: 46 g (8 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 170 mg, Sodium: 1,710 mg, Carbohydrates: 49 g, Fiber: 3 g, Protein: 31 g

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 250° F. Cut the cod into 1 1/2-inch thick strips. Season with salt and pepper. In a deep skillet, heat 2 inches of oil to 325° F. Set out 3 wide shallow bowls. Add flour to one. Combine Egg Beaters® and lemon juice in another bowl. Add cracker crumbs to third bowl. Working in small batches, dredge the fish in flour. Dip in egg mixture and then cracker crumbs.
  2. Place coated fish in oil. Cook for 2 minutes per side or until coating is golden and fried. Transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Repeat with remaining fish. Place fried fish in oven to keep warm. Combine all ingredients for the vinaigrette. Stir to incorporate. Add salad greens to a bowl. Toss with 1/4 cup of vinaigrette. Serve the fish sticks with the salad and additional vinaigrette. Drizzle the fish sticks with juice from the lemon wedges.