Fish and Chips with Tartar Sauce

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 50 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Fish Fry:

Vegetable oil

3 cups dry wheat breakfast cereal squares

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 packet garlic ranch dressing mix

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 pound Halibut fillets cut into 3 by 1-inch strips

2 eggs, lightly beaten

Chips, recipe follows

Tartar Sauce, recipe follows

Tartar Sauce:

1/4 cup sweet relish

1 cup mayonnaise

1 teaspoon yellow mustard

1/2 lemon, juiced

Salt and pepper


  1. Fill fryer with vegetable oil to its maximum level, or fill a deep pot no more than halfway with the oil. Preheat fryer to 350 degrees F.
  2. Fill a gallon resealable plastic bag with 3 cups wheat cereal. Using a rolling pin, lightly crush cereal into small crumbs. Set aside.
  3. In a shallow bowl, combine flour, ranch dressing mix, and salt. Coat fish with seasoned flour mixture then shake off excess flour. Dip in eggs and roll in crushed cereal. Continue with remaining fillets. Carefully add 3 to 4 pieces in fryer and cook until golden brown and crisp. Repeat with remaining fillets.
  4. Serve with tartar sauce and seasoned chips.

Tartar Sauce:

  1. In a small dish, strain relish and discard juices. In a separate bowl, combine strained relish with mayonnaise, mustard, and lemon juice. Stir thoroughly. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with fried halibut.
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