- 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 large egg, beaten
- 3/4 pound cod fillets, cut into 1-inch strips
- Butter-flavored cooking spray
- Preheat oven to 400°. In a shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs and seasonings. Place flour and egg in separate shallow bowls. Dip fish in flour to coat both sides; shake off excess. Dip in egg, then in crumb mixture, patting to help coating adhere.
- Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; spritz with butter-flavored cooking spray. Bake 10-12 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, turning once. Yield: 2 servings.
Reviews forHomemade Fish Sticks
"These were the bomb. The only thing I did different was cook them in the air fryer."
"This is a great recipe to get people who don't love fish to eat it. Perfect for weeknight ease. Btw, don't get hung up on the cod it calls for. I used catfish because I already had some in the freezer - cheaper and it turned out great."
"This is a healthy and excellent way to fix a firm-fleshed fish; we have whitefish easily available up here in the UP and that is what I used. Dredging the fish in flour first lets the batter stick .... great tip! Like one reviewer said, I also added Parmesan cheese to my crumb mixture.easy tartar sauce: One tablespoon of mayo or Miracle Whip, one tsp. of sweet pickle relish, a dash of lemon juice, and a dash of Old Bay if you like it to zing. Use these ratios to make as much as you need."
"This was very good but I did a couple of things differently. I used flounder instead of cod, I buttered the pan instead of using cooking spray and I added grated Parmesan cheese to the bread crumb mixture to give it more flavor. I will be making this again, thanks!"
"My husband and I enjoyed this recipe. I left the fish fillets whole and used a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature since the fillets were thick. The only change I will make the next time I cook these will be to decrease the amount of salt. Thank you for sharing your recipe, Jennifer!"
"This recipe is good. I used Cod and it smelled really fishy during the baking process. However, the taste of the fish was not at all fishy. Picky toddlers and husband like the dish. I will try it with tilapia next time."