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Homemade Fish Sticks Recipe

These Homemade Fish Sticks are so easy to make! They are crunchy and delicious so you can forget the store-bought stuff! Serve these with my homemade Tartar Sauce and devour.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword fish sticks
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 407 kcal
Author Anna


  • 2 white fish fillets tilapia, cod, catfish, etc.
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons half and half
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil for frying in pan (see note for baking)


  1. Slice fillets into 3/4" wide pieces.
  2. Prepare breading station: in one shallow dish, whisk egg and half and half; in another dish, place flour; in the last dish, combine breadcrumbs with garlic powder and Italian seasoning.
  3. Season fish pieces with salt and pepper.
  4. Dip each fish stick in flour first, then egg mixture, then finally in breadcrumbs. Coat evenly, shake of excess. Repeat with all fish pieces. Set them on a plate next to stove. Prepare another plate with a paper towel.
  5. To fry in pan: heat up vegetable oil in pan. Fry fish sticks in batches, until golden brown. Remove onto paper towel lined plate to absorb excess oil.

  6. To bake: preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Bake fish sticks on parchment paper lined baking sheet for 15 to 18 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Fish Sticks Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 407 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 23g144%
Cholesterol 86mg29%
Sodium 419mg18%
Potassium 299mg9%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 85IU2%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.