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Salsa Fish Sandwiches

These spicy and crispy breaded fish fillets are delicious on their own, but when topped with a tangy salsa mixture, they take on a whole new flavor profile. —Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 4 cod fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
  • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro


  • In a shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, garlic powder, cayenne and parsley. Coat fillets with bread crumb mixture.
  • Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill cod, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Grill buns over medium heat for 30-60 seconds or until toasted.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine mayonnaise and salsa; spread over bun bottoms. Top with cod, tomato and cilantro; replace bun tops.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich: 277 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 512mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 starch.

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