For Crispy Baked Fish Sticks (makes 8 fish sticks):
1 1/2poundsboneless cod or halibut filletscut into strips
1 1/2cupspanko crumbslightly toasted*
Lemon wedgesfor serving
For Tartar Sauce (makes 1/2 cup):
1Tablespoonsweet pickle relish
1/2Tablespoondried minced onion
Salt and pepperto taste
For Crispy Baked Fish Sticks: Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Position rack in upper third of oven. Spread oil on a large lined baking sheet.
In a shallow dish, combine toasted panko crumbs, salt and cayenne. In a separate dish, add flour. In a third separate dish, beat eggs. Coat fish in flour, dip in beaten eggs, then coat with panko crumbs. Arrange fish on the prepared pan.
Bake for 10-12 minutes, turning halfway through, until cooked through. The fish should be opaque, tender and flaky,
For Tartar Sauce: Mix together all ingredients in a small bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Serve with fish sticks and lemon wedges.
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