Baked Cornmeal-Crusted Grouper Sandwich with Tartar Sauce Recipe

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Baked Cornmeal-Crusted Grouper Sandwich with Tartar Sauce Recipe

Oven-frying grouper fillets in a cornmeal batter gives the fish its crispy exterior. For a little extra crunch, try adding slaw on the sandwich.

How To Make Baked Cornmeal-Crusted Grouper Sandwich with Tartar Sauce

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 30 mins



  • ½ cup yellow cornmeal
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground red pepper
  • ¼ cup 2-percent reduced-fat milk
  • 4 grouper fillets, 6-oz.
  • cooking spray

Tartar sauce

  • ½ cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp green onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp sweet pickle relish
  • 1 ½ tsp capers
  • 1 ½ tsp fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce

Additional ingredient

  • 4 hamburger buns, split


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

To prepare grouper

  1. Combine cornmeal, salt, and red pepper in a shallow dish, stirring well with a fork.
  2. Place milk in a shallow bowl.
  3. Dip each fillet in milk; dredge in cornmeal mixture.
  4. Place fish on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  5. Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes or until fish is done, turning once.

To prepare tartar sauce

  1. Combine mayonnaise and next 5 ingredients (mayonnaise through Worcestershire), stirring with a whisk.
  2. Spread about 2 tablespoons tartar sauce over cut sides of each bun; place one fish fillet on bottom half of each bun.

  3. Top fillets with the remaining bun halves.


  • Sugar: 6g
  • :
  • Calcium: 340mg
  • Calories: 1107kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 42g
  • Cholesterol: 339mg
  • Fat: 19g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 10mg
  • Potassium: 4507mg
  • Protein: 181g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 1287mg
  • Vitamin A: 1492IU
  • Vitamin C: 3mg
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