How to Easily Craft Delectable Fish Sliders

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Christina Flores

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Healthy Fish Sliders

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Additional Time: 10 minutes (for assembly)

Total Time: 45 minutes

Servings: 6 sliders


  • 1 lb fresh fish fillets (such as cod, tilapia, or salmon), cut into 6 equal-sized portions
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 6 small slider buns or dinner rolls, split in half
  • Toppings of your choice (e.g., lettuce, tomato, onion, tartar sauce, etc.)

Steps to Cook:

  1. Prepare the fish: a. Pat the fish fillets dry with paper towels and season them with salt and black pepper. b. Set up a breading station with three shallow dishes: one with the flour, one with the beaten eggs, and one with the panko breadcrumbs mixed with the paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne pepper (if using). c. Dredge the fish fillets in the flour, then dip them in the egg, and finally coat them in the seasoned panko breadcrumbs, pressing gently to help the breadcrumbs adhere.

  2. Cook the fish: a. In a large skillet or shallow pan, heat about 1/4 inch of oil over medium-high heat. b. Carefully add the breaded fish fillets to the hot oil and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until golden brown and cooked through. c. Transfer the cooked fish fillets to a paper towel-lined plate to drain any excess oil.

  3. Assemble the sliders: a. Place a cooked fish fillet on the bottom half of each slider bun. b. Top the fish with your desired toppings, such as lettuce, tomato, onion, and tartar sauce. c. Close the sliders with the top buns.

Cook’s Note:

  • For a crispier coating, you can double-dip the fish in the egg and breadcrumb mixture.
  • To keep the sliders warm until ready to serve, place them on a baking sheet in a 200°F oven.
  • Adjust the cooking time for the fish based on the thickness of the fillets. Thicker fillets may require a few more minutes of cooking.
  • You can use any type of fresh fish that you prefer, such as cod, tilapia, salmon, or even shrimp, for these sliders.
  • If you want to make the sliders ahead of time, you can assemble them and refrigerate them until ready to serve. Just be sure to cover them with plastic wrap or foil to prevent them from drying out.
  • Serve the fish sliders with a side of coleslaw, fries, or a fresh salad for a complete and satisfying meal.

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About Christina Flores

Hi, I am Christina Flores, author of I'm passionate about creating delicious and nutritious recipes to help people lead healthier lives. Join me on this culinary journey as we explore the world of healthy eating together!