Make certain to prepare the tartar sauce at least a few hours in advance to blend flavors, the crushed saltines makes a wonderful coating for the fish, but make certain that they are finely crushed! I like whitefish, pickerel fillets, tilapia or sole for this, but any thinner fish fillets will do.
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- 2 large eggs, beaten
- 1 1/2 cups finely crushed saltine crackers (about 45 crackers)
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (can use 1 teaspoon garlic powder)
- 1 teaspoon lemon pepper (or use black pepper)
- 2 lbs fish fillets
- oil (for frying)
- seasoning salt
- 1For the tartar sauce; in a bowl blend all ingredients until well combined.
- 2Cover and refrigerate a minimum of 2 hours before using.
- 3For the fish; place eggs in a shallow bowl.
- 4In another shallow bowl mix together the crushed saltines with garlic powder and lemon pepper (or black pepper) until very well combined.
- 5Coat the fish fillets firstly in the eggs, then coat into the breading mixture.
- 6Place fillets on a plate and let stand for about 5-8 minutes.
- 7Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- 8Add in fillets and fry about 2-3 minutes on each side or until the fish flakes (cooking time will vary depending on the thickness of your fish).
- 9Remove to a plate then lightly sprinkle with seasoned salt.
- 10Serve fish with tartar sauce, YUMMMMM!
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Nutritional Facts for Easy Pan-Fried Fish Fillets and Tartar Sauce
Serving Size: 1 (353 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 635.8
- Calories from Fat 237
- Total Fat 26.3 g
- Saturated Fat 4.5 g
- Cholesterol 232.9 mg
- Sodium 1047.6 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 39.6 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
- Sugars 8.9 g
- Protein 58.1 g
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