This fried fish sandwich with tartar sauce is so easy and quick to make, crispy fried breaded cod fillets in a bun with your favorite toppings, perfect for weekday dinners, top it with lettuce, tomato, cole slaw, onions, etc. Serve with chips or French fries.
Make this fried fish sandwich with your favorite white fish, hake, halibut, whiting, etc.
Here I used frozen cod fillet, if you are using frozen fish, it is always better to thaw them overnight to make sure all the frozen water will be released, pat them dry several times then you can cook them like any fresh fish.
I find that that these fried fish sandwiches are better served at least lukewarm.
Tartar Sauce is made with mayo (homemade or store bought), pickles, shallots and tarragon mostly, you can find my recipe here
I made my own buns, they are brioche style buns, perfect for sandwiches, hot dogs, burgers or dinner rolls! I always make a batch, split them and store in my freezer, find my recipe here
Find the recipe for my Southern Cole Slaw here
800 g (28.21 oz.) cod fillet
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 eggs, beaten with a fork
About 2 cups breadcrumbs
Some vegetable oil for frying
4 or 5 sandwich buns
1/3 cup tartar sauce
Pat dry thoroughly the fish fillets and set up your work station, prepare 1 shallow dish of flour to which you will add salt and pepper to taste, another shallow dish with the beaten egg and a third shallow dish with the breadcrumbs
Into a large skillet, on medium/high heat, heat enough vegetable oil to shallow fry the fish, coat the fish fillets with flour, dip them into the eggs, then coat them thoroughly with breadcrumbs and fry them for about 3 minutes on each side or until golden
Open your buns and slather them with the tartar sauce on both sides, top with one fried fish fillet and your favorite toppings
Serve immediately with some salad and potato chips or fries
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