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Homemade Fish Fingers

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.
  • Makes
    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 zest
  • 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

  • Cut fillets into 3/4-in. strips; set aside. In a shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, lemon zest, 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.
  • Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
4 ounce-weight: 217 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 382mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 reduced-fat milk.
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  • kevjess
    Jan 25, 2013

    great

  • LesLeeClauson
    Feb 18, 2012

    This was a bit of a mess to prepare, but the result was so juicy and delicious, it's definitely worth it! I've made it several times and will make it many more!

  • muzacgurl88
    Apr 10, 2010

    It was okay. The coating didn't stick as good as it should. The flavor was okay, but I probably won't make this again.

  • MelanieDean
    Feb 2, 2010

    No comment left