Fish Fillets with Tartar Sauce

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This fast tartar sauce comes together in just 10 minutes and makes a great topping for simple sautéed fish fillets. Serve with toasted potato wedges and coleslaw.

Fish Fillets with Tartar Sauce
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved
Ingredients
  • Total Time: 25 minutes

  • Tartar Sauce

  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise

  • 1 cornichon or sour gherkin pickle, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot

  • 1 anchovy fillet, minced

  • 1 teaspoon chopped capers

  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

  • Fish

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, to taste

  • 1 pound catfish, tilapia, haddock or other white fish fillets (see Notes), cut into 4 portions

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Directions
  1. Cover and refrigerate the sauce (Step 1) for up to 3 days.

  2. 4 servings

  3. To prepare tartar sauce: Combine mayonnaise, cornichon (or sour gherkin pickle), shallots, anchovy, capers, tarragon and parsley in a small bowl. Stir in lemon juice and pepper.

  4. To prepare fish: Combine flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a shallow dish; thoroughly dredge fillets (discard any leftover flour).

  5. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the fish, working in batches if necessary, and cook until lightly browned and just opaque in the center, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Serve each portion of fish with about 1 tablespoon sauce each.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Per serving
Calories
204
Carbohydrates
12g
Fat
11g
Saturated Fat
2g
Monounsaturated Fat
5g
Protein
13g
Cholesterol
47mg
Dietary Fiber
0g
Potassium
265mg
Sodium
546mg
Added Sugars
1g
Exchanges
1/2 starch
3 lean meat
1/2 fat
Carbohydrate Servings
1/2

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