Oven-Baked Fish Sticks With Easy Tartar Sauce (Kid-Friendly)

READY IN: 45mins




  • Set oven to 475°F (set oven rack to second-lowest position, or the middle rack).
  • In a bowl mix together the mayo, sweet relish, garlic powder and lemon juice; whisk to blend, and season with salt and pepper, cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Process the cornflakes with a pinch of seasoning salt and black pepper on a processor until coarse crumbs form (leave the crumbs coarse, don't grind them to a fine texture) transfer the crumbs to a bowl and mix in lemon peel.
  • In a small bowl mix together the melted butter with about 2-3 tablespoon fresh lemon juice until well combined.
  • Season the fish with black pepper (and more salt if desired) then brush the fish with the lemon butter to coat on all sides.
  • Dip the fish into the cornflake mixture coating completely.
  • Arrange the fish on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle with any remaining cornflake mixture.
  • Bake fish for about 7-10 minutes (depending on the size of the fish strips).
  • Serve with the sauce.