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Homemade Fish Fingers Recipe

Homemade Fish Fingers Recipe

Once you've tried these mouthwatering morsels, you'll never buy fish sticks again! Our Test Kitchen staff coated pieces of cod in a tasty Parmesan, herb and bread crumb mixture that is sure to have folks asking for seconds.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound cod fillet
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Directions

  • 1. Cut fillets into 3/4-in. strips; set aside. In a shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, lemon peel, paprika, thyme and garlic salt. Place buttermilk and flour in separate shallow bowls. Coat fish strips with flour; dip into buttermilk, then coat with crumb mixture.
  • 2. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • 3. Bake at 425° for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Let stand for 2 minutes before removing from baking sheets. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritio Facts: 1 serving equals 217 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 382 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 reduced-fat milk.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.